Boomkicker® Boom Supports

Prices from $79.05 - To $291.55


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Model # 1973148 | Mfg # K0312 | UPC # 813822000017

Boomkickers are the alternative to mechanical or rigid vangs, support the boom and eliminate the topping lift for sailboats 14' to 38'. 

Boomkicker works in conjunction with your existing vang tackle to support your boom, allowing you to keep the leech of the main open in light air. It supports the boom when the mainsail is down, so rolling or flaking your main is a breeze and you no longer need a topping lift. Installs easily inside the vang but independently of it, where it is out of the way.

Two coated fiberglass spring rods are clamped into PTFE hardcoat anodized aluminum ends and attached to universal mast and boom fittings. Pulling the boom down causes the Boomkicker to flex upward, releasing straightens the Boomkicker lifting the boom. 

Universal fittings for the mast and boom,fasteners, drill and tap are included. The boom track fitting, standard on larger models, provides additional up travel and adjustment. Additional sizes available.

Key Features 

  • Eliminates the hangups, adjustments and chafe of a topping lift
  • In light air, lifting the boom opens the leech for a faster sail shape and more speed
  • Boat performance is improved with less weight and windage aloft
  • Reefing is safer and easier with better boom control
  • Combined with a block and tackle vang, the Boomkicker does everything a mechanical vang or rigid vang can do with less cost and less weight
  • The simple design eliminates sliding tubes and friction
  • A proven, durable and reliable design with over ten thousand sold
  • Patented flexing spring provides fast response and a near constant force for higher vang efficiency
  • The lightweight, low profile design is good for performance and looks
  • Easy installation independent of the vang; No need to replace existing hardware
  • Fittings, fasteners, drill and tap included for a complete package
  • Mast fitting uses the luff groove to eliminate drilling in the mast

Boomkicker® Boom Supports Selection Chart

Suggested Boat SizeInitial Pin to PinMinimum Pin to PinMaximum Force1Stroke Initial2 Min.3
14-16'*30"25"75 lbs.11"         6"
16-19'*34"26"150 lbs.11"         6"
20-25'36"31"250 lbs.11"         6"
25-27'45"35"300 lbs.15"         6"
27-30'45"41"400 lbs.15"         6"
30-34'53"43"500 lbs.16"         9"
34-38'53"49"600 lbs.16"         9"
    • 1. At Maximum Pin to Pin length.
    • 2. Maximum stroke at initial Pin to Pin
    • 3. Maximum stroke at min. Pin to Pin. Stroke is travel when flexed. 1" of stroke equates to approximately 7" at the aft end of the boom.
    • * Uses webbing sling at boom instead of track fitting.



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