The Tuff Luff headstay system is a classic example of a simple idea, executed brilliantly.
No moving parts. No complicated schemes. Just a few basic design principles realized through superb engineering and the highest quality materials.
Whether you are a club racer competing on summer evenings or a round-the-world sailor facing the gales of the lower latitudes, you can rely on Tuff Luff to help you finish first.
Racing sailors the world over consider Tuff Luff the only real choice in performance headstay systems. This proven concept is used in everything from one-design racing to the America’s Cup, Admiral’s Cup, Whitbread and all other grand prix regattas.
The world’s most competitive sailors know there is simply no substitute for Tuff Luff. If you are committed to a winning program, maybe it’s time you got Tuff as well.
Tuff Luff Aero represents a major evolution of slotted headstay systems. Its unique aerodynamic shape provides at least 9% more lift. Faster wind reattachment to the sail with less turbulence is also a benefit of this patented teardrop shape. If you have the need for speed, you have a need for Tuff Luff Aero
Tuff Luff Aero is available in -1706, -2506 and our Grand Prix -12007-100 sections. Our full complement of Tuff Luff products are available in all sizes from -12 through -76. Our -17 size is available as a “standard” or “Aero” system; specify which model when ordering.
- Twin grooved foils
- Max Wire mm: 6
- Max Rod: -10
- Extrusion Length m: 14
- Max Head Stay length : 15.2
- Extrusion Weight kg: 0.16 per metre
- Luff Tape size mm: .#5 (4mm)