Its long and high level experience in the use of flying sail furlers has enabled Facnor to supply the biggest sailing boats. Our FX+ range dedicated to Gennakers, Code sails, and asymmetric Spinnakers (with FAST Thimble) reflects this expertise. The range of manual furlers was enlarged to the hydraulic (FXH, IDXH,… ) version as well as various accessories and bowsprits.
> FX+ low drum furler (continuous furling line)
> Ratchet system option (clockwise or anti-clockwise) or without ratchet
> FXT standard drum (discontinuous line, as the classic headsail furlers)
> FAST FX+ for asymmetric Spinnakers (with Fast Thimble)
> Many accessories available : thimbles, snatch blocks, clamps for anti-twist ropes, solid sheaves
> FX+ Mechanisms, with different surface recommendations (for stormsails)
> in this configuration, we recommend to install a 2-to-1 block (halyard better tighten and less tension (see accessories)
> ideally feated with a locking swivel
> over 70′ boat, it is highly recommended to fit a structural furler
The FAST Thimble is perfectly adapted to the FX+ code sails furler :
> allows you to use your FX+ from Gennaker to Asymmetric Spinnaker in two clicks.
> Possibility to use your existing Asymmetric Spinnaker
> Easy functionning : see video
> Available accessories : solid sheaves, thimbles,…
> Sail quickly installed (quick-release pin)
> Intuitive design and humidity resistant
> Hydraulic connections easily fitted (pluggin without oil leak, thanks to the self-sailing wire plugs)
> Effortless concept : constant torque, simple fitting & uncluttered foredeck
> Options : 4 functions control box and idem + micro power unit
> Removable version : see FXH
> In-Deck version: see IDXH
> Thimbles & anti-twist ropes : to transmit the rotation down to top, between the drum / the wire /and the swivel.
> Rings and 2-to-1 blocks : for an optimum halyard tension
> Continuous furling lines : Furling lines / fairleads kits (see Accessories)
> Twin faileads for the circuit of continuous furling line
> Quick fastenings, solid sheaves, clamps,…
> Bowsprits : suitable to a mojority of boats; Simple and efficient functionning : easy fixation, simple and secure storage (anti-theft device); Complete kit, ready to install; Sections designed for Asymmetric Spinnakers and Gennakers (Briddle highly recommended).
– Code sails Furlers, locks, accessories and attachment options : see Custom
– Experience in handling special projects on maxi racing or cruising yachts
– Heavy loads for yachts over 25 meters and surfaces over 500 m2
About the Flying sails furlers
Circuit of furling line, hoisting the flying sail ,…
Wind angles according to use (Code sails, Asymmetric Spinnakers, Staysails,….)
Note : The use range of the sails varies with the force of the wind, and the design of the sails.