The GO Windlass - Ratchet Windlass for Tapered Spindles
Welcome to the GO Windlass web site, The GO Windlass lock key has been designed to ease the operating of lock paddles on the inland waterways across England and Wales. The GO Windlass is a ratchet windlass with an assured action which is strong, easy to use and is designed to fit tapered spindles.
New Features and benefits for GO Windlass in 2019
GOWindlass is now offered with a choice of revolving handle or fixed handle.
Rotating handle versions benefit from a tough poly-carbonate outer tubing which gives less friction on the hand and a comfy ergonomic feel when in use.
This also avoids the "too hot in the sun" or "too cold to hold" metal handle due to differing weather conditions. The non revolving handled version retains its metal handle.
Boaters tend to love or hate spinning handles, the GOWindlass is engineered so that any windlasses purchased with a revolving handle can be reverted to the fixed handle or back again with the use of a hex key.
All windlasses have a re-shaped socket face that makes the locating of the windlass onto the lock spindle slicker.
In addition we conceal the retaining circlip for the socket giving a smarter than ever chrome surface finish.
The GO Windlass weighs 1010 grams (fixed handle) 1040 grams (revolving handle).
GO Windlass attended Crick Boat Show 2019
The 2019 (20 Year celebratory) Crick Show was a great success for GOWindlass, please see our news page and testimonials. We look forward to Crick Boat Show 2020.
All GO Windlass despatches are sent with parcel tracking.
Our prices include Post and Packing.
We normally despatch within 2 business days of receipt of order. Delivery is via tracked and signed for 2-3 day service.
The handle provides a comfortable but sure grip and is large enough to accommodate holding with both hands. The ratcheting motion allows you to pump or wind the spindle in a manner most comfortable for your own personal use. It can be used in both a clockwise and anti-clockwise direction depending on your situation.