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Winch Handle Pocket

$15.99

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Model # 173403 | Mfg # 29140020
  • PVC winch holder fits one standard or lock-in handle
  • Easy to install
  • Mounts anywhere in a vertical position

Winch Handle Pocket

Material PVC

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Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket
 
4.6

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (14)
  • Well built / quality (10)
  • Attractive (7)
  • Easy to use (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sailing (15)
  • Large boats (4)
  • Small boats (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (9), Casual/ recreational (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

pretty good winch handle pocket

After a few years, I've had to buy this replacement because the drain hole in the bottom will no longer keep the handle off the deck.

After a few years, I've had to buy this replacement because the drain hole in the bottom will no longer keep the handle off the deck.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Might Not Be Large Enough

Decent quality and reasonable design for shorter standard winch handles with smaller drive ends, but this holder is too narrow for at least some of the new one touch handles to fit inside....Read complete review

Decent quality and reasonable design for shorter standard winch handles with smaller drive ends, but this holder is too narrow for at least some of the new one touch handles to fit inside. Also, 10" handle grips will stick out more than you might like. Can't find a molded holder large enough, so mesh/fabric may be the only option for Dax, Lewmar, and Harken one touch handles. Wish I had known before I bought the handle and discarded the packaging.

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5.0

Winch Handle Storage

By Jim

from Herrington Harbour North

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Sailing
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

    Doesn't come with mounting hardware but was easy to by SS screws and Finishing Washers to install it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Makes a great handheld radio pocket

    By Piet

    from East Chatham, NY

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sailing
      • Small Boats

      Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

      I purchased a Standard Horizon handheld marine radio and didn't want it rattling around in my small open Boston Whaler. As I was not able to find a custom designed radio 'holster' I found that this provides a great solution. It's still easy to hear the radio, which slides in and out easily. All in all a good solution.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Might Not Be Large Enough

      By Jigray3

      from Virginia

      About Me Advanced

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

      • Narrow At Bottom

      Best Uses

      • Sailing
      • Short Handles

      Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

      Decent quality and reasonable design for shorter standard winch handles with smaller drive ends, but this holder is too narrow for at least some of the new one touch handles to fit inside. Also, 10" handle grips will stick out more than you might like. Can't find a molded holder large enough, so mesh/fabric may be the only option for Dax, Lewmar, and Harken one touch handles. Wish I had known before I bought the handle and discarded the packaging.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Exactly perfectly functional

      By Dea Latis

      from Seattle WA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sailing

        Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

        Replaced a grungy winch pocket with a carbon copy. Same holes, 2 minute job, looks clean and neat, ready to sail!!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        FINALLY!! WINCH HANDLE POCKETS* * * *

        By HERA

        from WOODSTOCK, NY

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Add To Our Racing Speed
        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Racing Efficiancy
          • Sailing

          Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

          Helps improve our speed in racing! Searching for winch handles is the most absurd time waster in a race. In rough weather, the handles are nested in place, near the jib trimmers, as they should be, not knocking about the cockpit* * * * Ease of access and replacement of winch handles is due to the flawless design of these flexible and smooth pockets. THANKS FOR PROVIDING THEM!!

           
          4.0

          Pocket winch handle

          By dutch

          from New Jersey

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Use Screws Or Band Clamps

          Cons

          • None yet

          Best Uses

          • Sailing
          • Small Handle Storage

          Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

          installed with band clamps on my steering pedestal.

           
          4.0

          As advertised

          By Ray

          from NJ

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Quality Construction
          • Will Make Storage Easy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sailing

            Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

            Nice product

             
            5.0

            Neat & Functional

            By Tim

            from Elk Rapids, MI

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Install
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sailing

              Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

              Very tidy design. Good lines easy to install and the handle pops into the hand for easy access.

               
              5.0

              I would but this product again

              By Rpd

              from Plymouth, Ma

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use
              • Good Drainage
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats
                • Sailing
                • Small Boats

                Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

                Mounted right on the pedestal? Good drainage

                 
                4.0

                Smaller and More Secure

                By AlwaysClockwise

                from Stamford CT

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Install
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sailing
                  • Small Boats

                  Comments about Lewmar Winch Handle Pocket:

                  Smaller than the holders they replaced, but they hold the winch handles well, while making them easier to grab. With three screw holes on top and one on bottom, each holder is both more secure and less in the way than its predecessor, so it is less apt to be torn off its screws by crew movement in the cockpit. The one unknown is whether they are as UV-resistant as claimed. The last pair became unsightly in a hurry.

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