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.
Smart Plus Vertical Windlass.
Manufactured out of AISI 316 stainless steel with nickel-plated chromed gypsy to suit either 5/16” G4 calibrated chain and 5/8” anchor rode or 3/8” G4 calibrated chain only.
Comes complete with stainless steel rope guide and stripper. Fitted with built-in chain counter sensor to suite MZ range of chain counters.
Includes up/down contactor, manual release handle and full range of switch gear accessories are available.
Maximum lift is 860 lbs at 80’ per minute line speed for boats up to 40’.
Smart Plus is available in 1000W, 1500W or 1700W motor versions, all 12V.