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C-T SailHardware - CT22
Luff and Leech tensioning systems for CT22 Battens
   
Adjusting Luff Receptacles
   

 CCLR (Carbon)
Carbon Clam-shell Luff Receptacle
The CCLR has been designed specifically for use with a bolt-rope mainsail. Racing yachts classes like RC44 and TP52 are using CCLR hardware with C-T Sailbattens.

Tough outer shells made of carbon fibre fit on either side of the sail to hold the batten in place. A soft plastic insert fits inside the batten pocket. The bolt rope is sewn in place onto the plastic insert and sail. The CCLR is available in both non-adjusting (CCLR) and adjusting (CCLR-A) formats.

C-T Sailbattens hardware: CCLR - Carbon Clam-shell Luff Receptacle for CT22 carbon battens
C-T Sailbattens hardware: CCLR - Carbon Clam-shell Luff Receptacle for CT22 carbon battens C-T Sailbattens hardware: CCLR - Carbon Clam-shell Luff Receptacle for CT22 carbon battens
CCLR carbon clam-shell receptacle
Yacht Size Range for CCLR
  • Monoullls: 18ft - 65ft
  • Multihulls: 18ft - 45ft
Battens Size Range
Key Features of the CCLR
  • Outer shells made from carbon fiber
  • Bolt-rope can be sewn onto plastic insert
  • Can be set up very close to bolt-rope without track damage
  • Receptacle sits on centre-line of sail
  • Attached through sail with titanium bolts and nylock nuts
  • No corrosion on carbon sail
  • CCLR-A has an adjustment knob for tensioning batten (maximum adjustment: 25mm)
  • Weight of CCLR: 80 grams
  • Weight of CCLR-A: 105 grams
 
   

 ACLR22 (Carbon)
Adjusting Carbon Luff Receptacle
The ACLR is a lightweight carbon receptacle for the smallest hollow battens in the C-T Sailbatten rance. These receptacles are also available with a removable side piece which allows battens to be loaded from the luff.

Racing yachts with track and car systems are using ACLR22 hardware with C-T Sailbattens. An S-Glass version is available for Class 40 yachts.

C-T Sailbattens hardware: ACLR - Adjusting carbon Luff Receptacle for CT22 battens
ACLR carbon receptacle
Yacht Size Range for ACLR22
  • Monoullls: 18ft - 65ft
  • Multihulls: 18ft - 45ft
Batten Size Range
Key Features of the ACLR22
  • Made from carbon fibre
  • Lightweight and strong
  • Side exit option for easy batten removal and luff loading
  • Batten tension adjusted from the front (maximum adjustment: 25mm)
  • Accepts battens up to a maximum of 12mm x 24mm in size (9mm x 24mm for the luff-loading option)
  • Attached through sail with titanium bolts
  • No corrosion on carbon sail
  • Fits M-10 (metric coarse) stud thread
  • Weight: 165 grams
 
   

 APLR22 (Acetal)
Adjusting Plastic Luff Receptacle
The APLR is a lightweight acetal plastic receptacle suitable for yachts from 30ft to superyachts. (See also APLR33).

The APLR attaches inside the batten pocket on the centreline of the sail. Acetal plastic backing plates are fixed to the outside of the sail with stainless steel bolts.

C-T Sailbattens hardware: APLR - Adjusting Plastic Luff Receptacle for CT22 battens
C-T Sailbattens hardware: APLR - Adjusting Plastic Luff Receptacle for CT22 battens
APLR plastic receptacle
Yacht Size Range for APLR22
  • Monoullls: 30ft - 65ft
  • Multihulls: 30ft - 45ft
Batten Size Range
Key Features of the APLR22
  • Made from acetal plastic with plastic or carbon side plates
  • Lightweight and strong
  • Can be used inside batten pocket or on one side of sail
  • Adjusting screw thread for tensioniong batten on deck or while sailing (maximum adjustment: 40mm)
  • Can be tensioned without detaching receptacle from batten car
  • Fits M-10 or M-12 (metric coarse) stud thread
  • Weight: 262 grams
 
 
Non-Adjusting Luff Receptacles
   

 NALR22 (Acetal)
Non-adjusting Acetal Luff Receptacle
The NALR is a tough, simple and durable batten receptacle. In the CT33 range these receptacles are used by Volvo round the world racers.

The NALR attaches through the sail with stainless steel bolts. Nylock nuts are used on the 2 bolts taking most load.

C-T Sailbattens hardware: NALR - Non-adjusting Acetyl Receptacle for CT22 battens
C-T Sailbattens hardware: NALR - Non-adjusting Acetyl Luff Receptacle for CT22 battens
NALR acetal receptacle
Yacht Size Range for NALR22
  • 40ft - 70ft
Batten Size Range
Key Features of the NALR22
  • Machined from tough acetal plastic
  • Lightweight and strong
  • Used with open leech batten pockets
  • Batten is tensioned by flap or lashing system at leech
  • Manufactured to fit stud threads in 2 sizes:
    - 12mm stud (Metric Coarse thread)
    - 14mm stud (Metric Coarse thread)
  • Weight: 385 grams
 
   

 NCLR22 (Carbon)
Non-adjusting Carbon Luff Receptacle
The NCLR is a lightweight carbon receptacle for the smallest hollow battens in the C-T Sailbatten range. These receptacles are also available with a removable side piece which allows battens to be loaded from the luff.

Racing yachts with track and car systems are using NCLR22 hardware with C-T Sailbattens. An S-Glass version is available for Class 40 yachts.

C-T Sailbattens hardware: NCLR - Non-adjusting Carbon Luff Receptacle for CT22 battens
NCLR carbon receptacle
Yacht Size Range for NCLR22
  • Monoullls: 18ft - 65ft
  • Multihulls: 18ft - 45ft
Batten Size Range
Key Features of the NCLR22
  • Made from carbon fibre
  • Lightweight and strong
  • Side exit option for easy batten removal and luff loading
  • Accepts battens up to a maximum of 12mm x 24mm in size (9mm x 24mm for the luff-loading option)
  • Attached through sail with titanium bolts
  • No corrosion on carbon sail
  • Fits M-10 (metric coarse) stud thread
  • Weight: 145 grams
 
 
Leech Tensioners
   

 RSLT (Carbon)
Rocket-Style Leech Tensioner
The RSLT was specifically designed as a light-weight tensioning solution to fit the C-T Sailbattens CT22 range.

The RSLT is designed to slip over a CT22 batten. It can be used as a Leech Tensioner (on a bolt-rope mainsail) and as a Luff Receptacle with closed-leech mainsails.

C-T SailHardware: RSLT - Rocket-Style Leech Tensioner for CT22 carbon battens
C-T SailHardware: RSLT - Rocket-Style Leech Tensioner for CT22 carbon battens
RSLT leech tensioner
Yacht Size Range for RSLT
  • 40ft - 55ft
Batten Size Range
Key Features
  • Made from carbon fiber
  • Ultra lightweight and strong
  • Fits over CT22 battens for luff or leech tensioning
  • Can be used with closed or open leech batten pockets
  • Adjusting screw thread for tensioning batten on deck or while sailing (maximum adjustment: 30mm)
  • Fish-tail shaped end for webbing to hook over, holding RSLT and batten firmly into sail
  • Weight: 80 grams
 
   

 FTLTK (Acetal/Stainless Screw)
Fish-Tail Leech Tensioner
Originally designed for tensioning battens in AC45 mainsails the FTLTK is light-weight, sturdy and easy to use.

A stainless adjusting screw connects the acetal leech end-plug and handle. A Hex Key is used make the adjustment.

C-T SailHardware: FTLT - Fish-Tail Leech Tensioner for CT22 carbon battens
FTLTK leech tensioner
Yacht Size Range for FTLTK
  • Monoullls: 30ft - 65ft
  • Multihulls: 30ft - 45ft
Batten Size Range

Key Features

  • Made from tough acetal plastic
  • Titanium or stainless hex-head adjusting screw
  • Adjustable while batten is in sail
  • Webbing or lashing over fish-tail end prevents batten falling out of sail
 
 
Leech End Caps
   
 DSLC Dome-Shaped End Caps
Plastic end-caps are available for CT22 battens. These are designed to fit over the battens.
C-T Sailbattens dome-shaped leech end caps
CT22 end-caps
 
 
 
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