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Series 30 Orbit Blocks

Orbit Blocks™ represent the future of racing sailboat hardware. The choice of the world's best racing sailors, they offer a no-compromise solution. Their flexible lashing and Dyneema® Link technology mirrors the latest trends in development classes and grand prix ocean racing. The product of meticulous engineering, they deliver the ultimate in strength, weight savings and control.

Advanced fiber and polymer technology that is up to ten times stronger than steel delivers lighter and more compact blocks. Through 3D modelling, Finite Element stress analysis and mould flow analysis, Ronstan engineers made sure that everything performs both in the laboratory and in the real world. Months of on-water testing by elite sailors pushed the product to their limits. After further optimization and fine-tuning, they're now ready for you to test!

Series 30 Orbit Applications:

  • Mainsheet systems and spinnaker sheets on dinghies to 16ft
  • Halyard, vang and backstay applications on boats to 16ft
  • Control line applications on larger boats

Materials:

  • Sheave: High-compression–strength carbon black Acetal
  • Ball Bearings: High-compression-strength Acetal
  • Frame/Cheeks: Toughened, glass-fiber-reinforced Nylon
  • Link: UV stabilized, multi-strand impregnated SK75 Dyneema®
  • Note: "D" suffix blocks have a self-lubricating Nylatron® sheave and full contact bearing for high dynamic loads
  • RF35101 and RF35100: Ultra low profile through-sheave becket
  • RF35322 & RF35332: Composite C-Cleat and fairlead
  • RF35101 accepts RF1850S shackle in both orientations to create a conventional loop top block
  • RF1849 shackle converts double and triple blocks to conventional attachment
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Series 30 Orbit Block, Shackle/Standard D/2-Pack 10468676 RF1849-2
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$5.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Shackle/Wide D 10468692 RF1850S
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$5.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Shackle/Wide D/2-Pack 10468684 RF1850S-2
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$9.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Becket/Swivel, 661lb. SWL, 1.1oz. 10468510 RF35100
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$19.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Slotted Headpost, 661lb. SWL, 1.1oz. 10468536 RF35100A
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$26.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Becket/Swivel, Self-Lubricating Nylatron® Sheave, 661lb. SWL, 1.1oz. 10468528 RF35100D
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$26.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Becket/Lashing, 661lb. SWL, 0.8oz. 10468544 RF35101
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$13.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Becket/Lashing/Nylatron, 661lb. SWL, 0.7oz. 10468551 RF35101D
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$20.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Stand Up/Swivel, 661lb. SWL, 1.2oz. 10468569 RF35140
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$25.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Single/Stand Up, 661lb. SWL, 1.3oz. 10468577 RF35141
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$22.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Cheek, 661lb. SWL, 0.7oz. 10468585 RF35151
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$15.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Double, 992lb. SWL, 1.7oz. 10468593 RF35202
In stock online.

$33.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Double/Becket, 992lb. SWL, 1.8oz. 10468601 RF35212
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$35.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Linked, 661lb. SWL, 1.6oz. 10468619 RF35284
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$29.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Clew Ring, 661lb. SWL, 2.2oz. 10468627 RF35286
Item no longer available.
Series 30 Orbit Block, Triple, 1213lb. SWL, 2.6oz. 10468635 RF35302
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$45.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Triple/Becket, 1213lb. SWL, 2.6oz. 10468643 RF35312
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$47.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Triple/Cam, 1213lb. SWL, 4.4oz. 10468650 RF35322
In stock online.

$76.95

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Series 30 Orbit Block, Triple/Becket/Cam, 1213lb. SWL, 4.5oz. 10468668 RF35332
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$77.95

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Product Description

Orbit Blocks™ represent the future of racing sailboat hardware. The choice of the world's best racing sailors, they offer a no-compromise solution. Their flexible lashing and Dyneema® Link technology mirrors the latest trends in development classes and grand prix ocean racing. The product of meticulous engineering, they deliver the ultimate in strength, weight savings and control.

Advanced fiber and polymer technology that is up to ten times stronger than steel delivers lighter and more compact blocks. Through 3D modelling, Finite Element stress analysis and mould flow analysis, Ronstan engineers made sure that everything performs both in the laboratory and in the real world. Months of on-water testing by elite sailors pushed the product to their limits. After further optimization and fine-tuning, they're now ready for you to test!

Series 30 Orbit Applications:

  • Mainsheet systems and spinnaker sheets on dinghies to 16ft
  • Halyard, vang and backstay applications on boats to 16ft
  • Control line applications on larger boats

Materials:

  • Sheave: High-compression–strength carbon black Acetal
  • Ball Bearings: High-compression-strength Acetal
  • Frame/Cheeks: Toughened, glass-fiber-reinforced Nylon
  • Link: UV stabilized, multi-strand impregnated SK75 Dyneema®
  • Note: "D" suffix blocks have a self-lubricating Nylatron® sheave and full contact bearing for high dynamic loads
  • RF35101 and RF35100: Ultra low profile through-sheave becket
  • RF35322 & RF35332: Composite C-Cleat and fairlead
  • RF35101 accepts RF1850S shackle in both orientations to create a conventional loop top block
  • RF1849 shackle converts double and triple blocks to conventional attachment

Specs

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RonstanSeries 30 Orbit Blocks
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (3)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

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5.0

Good quality and pefect for the application

By JP

from Hampstead, NC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Personal Watercraft
    • Sailing
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Series 30 Orbit Blocks:

    This was used to rig a sail on my Hobie kayak which has a sail but no rigging to speak of. I needed better control of the sail in such a narrow situation to facilitate fast reaction times to change in wind speed and direction. This quick release, in conjunction with a small pulley does the job nicely.

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    4.0

    Good block for the $$

    By Rick

    from Detroit, MI

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sailing

      Comments about Series 30 Orbit Blocks:

      good block for the price and easy to use in many places.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect replacement!

      By Waz

      from Selah, WA

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Series 30 Orbit Blocks:

        I needed to replace the old, thin and worn out mainsheet blocks on my 70's Minifish. What a great way to bringthe boat into the 21st century. The best lookingthing on her!

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