Electric Anchor Winch

Electric anchor winch, also known as anchor windlass, enables you to raise and lower the anchor effortlessly and safely. It is a cost-effective option used on deck of the boat for anchoring purpose. The winch can vary widely in terms of configurations and specifications, such as anchor rope winch, anchor chain winch, single gypsy winch and double gypsy anchor winch. The load capacity or pulling force ranges from 1 ton to 100 ton, and the line speed is generally 10m/min.

Single Gypsy Electric Anchor Winch
Single Gypsy Electric Anchor Winch

Double Gypsy Anchor Winch for Sale
Double Gypsy Anchor Winch

Different Types of Electric Anchor Winch For Sale

Anchor rope winch

It is a sort of electric drum anchor winch onto which the wire rope winds. This type of winch allows the anchor to be raised and lowered by means of wire rope. This simple device mainly consists of drum, wire rope, electric motor, transmission system, control system, manual clutch (optional) and manual band brake (optional). In the selection of a rope winch, you need to specify the length and diameter of the wire rope, and also the weight of the anchor.

Anchor Rope Winch for Sale
Anchor Rope Winch

Anchor rope winch parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • No. of gypsy: single or double
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

Features of wire rope anchor winch:

  • Electric drive
  • Compact and robust structure
  • Fail-safe motor brake
  • Fail-safe band brake
  • Local control and remote control
  • Suitable for 8, 12, 16-points mooring applications
  • Classification society: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc.

Rope Anchor Winch With Warping Head
Rope Anchor Winch With Warping Head

Rope anchor winch with warping head parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • No. of gypsy: single or double
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

Anchor chain winch

Gypsy winch is the most commonly used winch system for anchoring the boat. There are options of choosing from either single gypsy anchor winch or double gypsy winch.

The electric windlass is commonly used on small to medium-sized boats with anchor chain diameter ranging from 16mm to 93mm. It provides easy load control and reliable operation.

Single Gypsy Winch for Boats
Single Gypsy Winch for Boats

Single gypsy winch for boats parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • No. of gypsy: single
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

Features of chain anchor winch:

  • Electric drive
  • Single or double gypsy
  • Fully enclosed gearbox
  • Fail-safe gear brake
  • Fail-safe band brake
  • Chain stripper to prevent the chain from getting struck
  • Classification society: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc.

Anchor Windlass With Double Gypsy Wheels
Anchor Windlass With Double Gypsy Wheels

Anchor windlass with double gypsy wheels parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • No. of gypsy: double
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

Advantages of Marine Electric Anchor Winch

  • It can be designed to handle a substantial amount of weight.
  • This simple device enables you to pull a large anchor and line with minimal effort.
  • It can raise the anchor in a shorter time.
  • Varied designs are available to meet your individual application.
  • It can be installed easily on the deck or below the deck.
  • Remote control is available which allows you to operate the winch from any part of the boat.

Optional Features And Components

We provide a range of winch options and additional features to make sure you get the most appropriate winch system, including:

  • Spindle limit switch
  • Manual band brake
  • Manual clutch
  • Remote control
  • Spooling gear
  • Load limiter
  • Manual emergency crank on electric motor
  • Warping head for line handling
Drum Anchor Winch
Drum Anchor Winch for Sale

Uses of Electric Boat Anchor Winch

Whether you are fishing, sailing or cruising, you need to secure your boats on the water using an anchor. You can rely on an electric anchor windlass winch to raise and lower that anchor effortlessly. When you boat needs to be secured, the winch allows the anchor to fall freely into the water so as to prevent the boat from drifting. When you are ready to move on, the equipment can help you raise the anchor easily from the water.

The winch can be designed for a specific load capacity depending on the number and weight of the anchor. The single gypsy anchor winch is ideal for 1 anchor and 1 anchor chain, while double gypsy anchor winch is suitable for 2 anchors and 2 anchor chains.

Details About Anchor Windlass

The marine winches can be tailor made products, each with different features and accessories to suit your specific needs.

  • Load capacity

The electrical type is capable of handling 1 ton to 100 tons weight with minimal effort.

  • Choice of chain or wire rope

The anchor chain can be categorized by manufacturing method: cast steel anchor chain, welded anchor chain and forged anchor chain, by the steel grade: AM1, AM2, AM3. In the selection of wire rope, an important factor you need to look at is safety factor applied to the rope breaking strength.

  • Line speed

It is largely determined by the motor capacity, weight of anchor and the line, and also the drop height. The line speed is generally 10m/min, which can also be customized to your special requirements.

5T Electric Anchor Windlass
5T Electric Anchor Windlass

  • Brakes

The winches are normally delivered with a fail-safe motor brake. A manual band brake fitted on the drum is available as optional.

  • Controls

There are variety of winch controls for you to choose from, including pushbutton control box and remote control (pendant or radio controlled). In addition, there are several options that may be useful for a safe anchoring operation, such as limit switches, line pull limiter and variable speed.

  • Clutch

Generally there are two types: claw clutch and friction clutch. It is operated manually.

  • Band brake

The application of the band brake could be a wire rope anchor winch. It is manually operated.

For more information on windlass electric anchor winch, talk to one of our winch experts online. We are reputable winch manufacturer and supplier in China with a wealth of experience in winch design, fabrication and service. We are committed to the design and supply of unique quality and cost-effective winch machine for our customers. Custom solution is available to suit your specific application requirements.

16mm Anchor Chain
16mm Anchor Chain

Tell Us What You Need

There are some information required for a correct quotation, including:

  • Gypsy wheel or wire rope drum?
  • Rated load capacity or weight of the anchor?
  • Length and diameter of the anchor chain or wire rope?
  • Line speed?
  • Do you need a small warping head?
  • Other special requirements

You can fill out the contact form or email us to tell us what you need. Our experienced engineers and sales manager will help you select a proper electric anchor winch for your application, and also at a competitive price. Contact us online today!

Technical Parameters of Electric 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
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