KFH8.0 hook compatible with the KF8.0 series furlers. We always sell complete sets (swivel + drum). Consequently, the reference “Option KFH” makes it possible to replace the standard swivel with a KFH swivel hook. It therefore incorporates the capital loss of the swivel.
A KFH hook is a 2-in-1 external hook. That is to say that it is both a hook but also a swivel. It was designed to replace a standard swivel (the upper part of the furler) and is therefore used with a furler drum. The assembly is particularly light and compact.
Invented by Karver, the KFH furling lock is more than proven. It has been equipping more than 70% of Imocas for more than 10 years. This is not, however, a product exclusively reserved for racing. It is found more and more on travel yachts and particularly catamarans for their scoops or codes 0. If you want to learn more about the many benefits of a hook, take the time to read our KarverPedia article on this topic.
The titanium version of the KFH8 is Karver’s last born in 2021. We listened to the feedbacks of the competitors from the Vendée Globe 2020-2021. The boats are more and more extreme and most of the maneuvers are blind. The first step was therefore to reinforce (x2) the internal parts so that they better withstand an unintentionally high load. We corrected a few recurring small issues and we used titanium to reduce the diameter of the hook, reduce its weight and even its bulk. The KFH8 Titanium is definitely the lightest and most efficient external swivel hook on the market.
|Boat size||40 to 90″|
|Breaking load||16,00 T|
on demande / low stock
|Cutting length when closed (mm)||173,1|
|Max halyard space (mm)||10|
|Recommended best line (mm)||8|
|Fork width (mm)||24|
|Pin diameter (mm)||14|
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