Vertical Windlass

  • Gearing is both powerful and oversized.
  • Solid bronze castings used for all gypsies, wildcats, capstans, release wheels, friction plates and brake parts.


Horizontal Windlass

  • Constructed with stainless steel.
  • Offered with  powder coated or highly polished finish. 
  • Rugged and attractive.
  • Life expectancy  can be greater then 15, 20 or even 25 yrs.

  Excellence in Anchoring Systems since 1936     

Since 1936 IDEAL Windlass has built the most dependable, rugged equipment available. Do you require a windlass for the most demanding conditions that will be trouble free for many years? IDEAL has the model for you!

Come Visit Us at the 2015 Miami Boat Show!!  BOOTH # 1837

Our ability to build custom windlasses makes the selection and installation of windlasses easy even in the most difficult of situations.  Because we fabricate our own gear boxes, we have the capability of offering a wide range of customized units. Often this makes the difference in the designing or refurbishing of a vessel.


















IDEAL Windlass Company 5810 Post Rd. * PO Box 430 East Greenwich, RI 02818 USA TEL: 401.884.2550 * FAX: 401.884.1260