ITALWINCH BACKGROUND - In 2008 specialized manufacturer of marine accessories ORVEA started working with MZ Electronic, creating the brand Italwinch and producing the first range of anchor windlasses for boats up to 16 meters. With market demand to have products for bigger boats, the collaboration becomes closer and the ORVEA company was acquired by MZ Electronic in 2011. 100% made in Italy, Italwinch by ORVEA offers more than 30 categories of mechanical products for docking, a complete range of electronic accessories and the possibility to create custom solutions in electronic or mechanical form.
A high level of quality is what sets an Italwinch anchor windlass apart from the competition:
There are no plastic parts used in the product.
Manufactured using 316 stainless steel or anodized aluminum, with nickel-plated chrome gypsy.
Worm or planetary drive aluminum gearboxes are made in house. They do not use industrial gearboxes or cast iron.
Comes with built-in chain counter sensor.
Windlass Package includes Control Box, Circuit Breaker, Up/Down Switch and 2 Footswitches.
Obi 500 Horizontal Windlass for 5/16” rode.
Manufactured out of hard anodized aluminum and chrome plated bronze.
Gypsy suits 5/16 G4 calibrated chain and 5/8” anchor rode.
Comes complete with anodized aluminum rope tensioner and stainless steel stripper.
Windlass includes up/down contactor and release handle. Maximum lift is 600 lbs at 70’ per minute line speed for boats up to 30’.
Very small on-deck profile due to motor being mounted vertically below deck, 500W, 12V.