Deck Winch

Deck winch is an important deck machinery designed for different purposes, such as anchoring, mooring, towing as well as lifting and pulling heavy objects onto the boats. As the name suggests, it is installed on decks of ships. According to power supply, the winch can be electric, hydraulic, pneumatic or even manual. We mainly offer our customers the electric and hydraulic deck winch which can provide proper balance between cost effectiveness, efficiency and suitability.

Deck Winch for Sale
Deck Winch for Sale

Deck winch for sale parameters:

  •  Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 1500m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: electric

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Product Details

Common Uses of Marine Deck Winches

The typical applications of marine deck winch can be anchor winch, mooring winch, towing winch, pulling winch, lifting winch, or barge deck winch.

The deck anchor winch is a useful deck equipment for ship anchoring. There are two main types of anchor winches, including anchor chain winch and anchor rope winch. By means of chain or cable, it allows the anchor to be raised and lowered. The speed of winch is generally about 10m/min. In the design of a deck mounted anchor winch, you need to specify the anchor weight as well as the length and diameter of anchor chain or wire rope.

Deck Anchor Winch
Deck Anchor Winch

Deck anchor winch parameters:

  •  Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 1500m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: electric

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Anchor mooring winch is designed to perform both anchoring and mooring operations. According to motive power, it can be electric and hydraulic.

Towing winch is normally installed on the aft deck of a ship to tow another boat. It is widely found on tugboats to carry out its tasks efficiently.

Capstan winch is a sort of small marine winch used for anchoring and mooring on a deck. The speed can be single speed, two speed or three speed according to your specific uses.

Barge winch can be used for various tasks, such as hauling heavy equipment and positioning the barge over the river bed.

Deck Anchor Mooring Winch
Deck Anchor Mooring Winch

Deck anchor mooring winch parameters:

  •  Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 1500m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: electric

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The uses of our deck winches and capstans are practically endless. Whatever your applications, you can find a winch with the right features, size and capacity at our company.

Cost-effective Deck Winch for Sale

As mentioned before, our boat deck winch falls in two main configurations, including electric and hydraulic. Each type has its particular advantages and disadvantages with respect to strength, durability, efficiency and ease of use.

The electric deck winch is popular among numerous potential users for that it has low cost, safe and reliable operation and simple structure. Furthermore, it is easy to install and requires minimal maintenance. To ensure a safe operation as well as extend its life, the electric powered winch for marine adopts marine-duty motors and gearboxes, and also utilizes a durable paint system.

Deck Towing Winch
Deck Towing Winch

Deck towing winch parameters:

  •  Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 1500m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: electric

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The hydraulic winch is designed for the most demanding tasks in marine. With sturdy construction and high strength, it is capable of withstanding the harsh marine environment. This marine winch is also built with improved efficiency and durability. It can deliver constant speed under all load conditions. So if the electric power is not available in your workplace, a hydraulic system is well worth considering.

Hydraulic Deck Winch
Hydraulic Deck Winch

Hydraulic deck winch parameters:

  •   Load capacity: 10ton – 300 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 2000m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: hydraulic

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In addition to power source, there are a number of criteria that need to be considered in the selection of the right marine windlass or capstan, such as the size of the vessel, type of drive shaft, line pull, working speed and the selection  of rope or chain.

  1. What size of winch or windlass do you need? Consider the overall length and displacement of your boat and select the most suitable marine windlass to meet your boat configuration.
  2. Which type of drive shaft do you desire, vertical or horizontal configuration? The horizontal windlass is typically mounted above deck, whereas vertical capstan winch situates the capstan above the deck and the motor and gearbox below. Deck thickness and chain locker space influence the selection of a vertical or horizontal windlass.
  3. The selection of chain or rope. The winch can utilize chain, rope or a combination of both to carry out its tasks. It is important to choose the right size and right grade of chain or rope in order to ensure a proper fit to the your winch as well as a secure winching operation.
  4. Determine the line pull and speed, which is directly related your winch performance.

If you have no idea which type of winch is right for your application, then go to our company for advice. We will offer free and helpful advice based on your particular needs.

Features of Marine Deck Winch

  • Small size and light dead weight
  • Stable and reliable movement
  • Stepless speed regulation
  • Automatic overload prevention
  • Easy control
Electric Deck Winch
Electric Deck Winch

Electric deck winch parameters:

  •  Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  •   Drum capacity: 100m- 1500m
  •   Speed: 5m/min – 20 m/min
  •   No. of drum: single or double
  •   Drive type: electric

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Deck Winch Design

The marine winch is a simple device mainly incorporating drum, wire rope or chain, manual band brake, manual clutch, power system (motor, hydraulic pump or diesel engine) and control system. It is ruggedly designed for marine operations by means of using quality steel. The marine windlass also comes with an epoxy finish for longer life in harsh marine environments.

Marine winch design options

  • Overload limiter. The winch in marine should be equipped with a load limiting device to ensure a safe winching operation.
  • The electric windlass should be equipped with automatic braking device.
  • Manual band brake. All marine winches should be fitted with a drum brake which delivers two main functions, normal braking and emergency braking.
  • Rope guide. It is used to spool the rope better on the drum.
  • Emergency release. In case of emergency, it can release the drum.

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Marine Winch Controls

How to use a deck winch? First of all, you should familiarize yourself with different types of control modes. There are typically three methods to control your winch, including electric, hydraulic and pneumatic. The selection of winch control is determined by the motive power used, your preference and the complexity of the equipment. Besides, two crucial elements matter in controlling a winch, safety and efficiency. Each type of control system has its particular advantages and disadvantages with respect to suitability, cost, ease of use and safety. We can help you select the most suitable type for your applications. For additional information on deck winch and controls, please call us or send an email to us.

Technical Parameters

Technical Parameters of Deck Winch

Technical Parameter of Anchor Winch

Model Chain Dia. Working load Supporting load Working speed Warping load Warping speed Motor power Overall Dimensions Weight
mm KN KN m/min m/min KW mm T
El-24 24 25-27 149-214 9 20 8.5 8.5/3.5 1400x1625x1050 3.3
El-26 26 29-32 175-250 9 20 8.5 8.5/3.5 1400x1625x1050 3.3
El-28 28 33-37 202-289 9 20 8.5 11/11/7.5 1600x1845x1150 3.8
El-30 30 38-42 231-331 9 30 8.5 11/11/7.5 1600x1845x1150 3.8
El-32 32 44-49 262-375 9 30 8.5 16/16/11 1775x2025x1270 4.6
El-34 34 49-55 295-422 9 30 8.5 16/16/11 1775x2025x1270 4.6
El-36 36 55-62 329-473 9 30 8.5 16/16/11 1775x2025x1270 4.6
El-38 38 61-69 365-522 9 50 8.5 22/22/16 1900x2150x1350 5.2
El-40 40 68-76 403-576 9 50 8.5 22/22/16 1900x2150x1350 5.2
El-42 42 75-84 442-630 9 50 8.5 22/22/16 1900x2150x1350 5.2

Technical Parameter of Mooring Winch

Model Rated pull(KN) Rated speed(m/min) Drum capacity(mmxm) Braking force(KN) Motor power(KW) Dimensions(mm) Weight(Ton)
EL-20 20 12 15×200 60 11 1800x1150x1825 2.5
EL-30 30 12 16×200 90 15 1950x1200x1900 3
EL-50 50 12 22×220 150 22 2050x1200x2000 3.5
EL-80 80 12 28×220 240 37 2175x1250x2100 4
EL-100 100 12 30×220 300 45 2320x1285x2175 5
EL-125 125 12 32×220 375 55 2385x1325x2250 5.5
EL-150 150 12 36×220 450 75 2500x1465x2400 6
EL-200 200 10 39.5×350 600 75 2600x1670x2625 9
EL-250 250 10 43×450 750 90 2850x1800x2900 12.5
EL-320 320 8 47×550 960 90 3050x1975x3100 18
EL-400 400 8 52×600 1000 110 3375x2050x3400 22
EL-500 500 9 56×600 750 180 4750x2800x3850 25

Technical Parameter of Towing Winch

Model Rated load Rated speed Rope capacity Rope diameter Motor power Overall Dimensions
KN m/min m mm KW mm
YT1-16 160 7.5 500 28 45 3200x4050x2200
YT1-20 200 7.5 500 30 55 3200x4050x2200
YT1-25 250 7.5 550 32 75 3600x4350x2580
YT1-32 320 7.5 600 36 90 3600x4500x2600
YT1-40 400 5 750 40 90 3700x4800x2860
YT1-50 500 5 750 52 110 3900x4900x3000
YT1-63 630 5 850 54 110 4000x5100x3100
YT1-80 800 5 1000 58 132 4250x5300x3300
YT1-100 1000 5 1000 64 180 4550x5500x3450
YT1-125 1250 5 1200 70 220 4850x5800x3700
YT1-130 1300 5 1200 72 220 5000x6800x3800
YT1-160 1600 4 1500 82 220 5200x7000x3860
YT1-200 2000 4 1500 90 250 5350x7200x4000
YT1-250 2500 4 1500 102 300 5500x7450x4200
YT1-300 3000 4 1500 110 360 5800x7600x4200

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