Size 4/5 - 54mm Blocks

This range of high load cruiser bocks are of rugged construction, featuring high quality injection moulded side plates with all load-carrying components from 316 grade stainless steel. Side plates are through-bolted and riveted for added strength and security.

This good looking and versatile range is designed for use on large cruising and racing yachts. All are designed for ease of use with our ball-bearing mainsheet traveller systems.

A comprehensive range of cam cleat, fiddle and fiddle & cam cleat versions are available.

Plain bearing blocks

Barton plain bearing blocks have a precision moulded acetal sheave running on a large diameter brass bearing, ensuring free running under the highest of loads.

Ball bearing blocks

With Barton's unique super-low friction ball race systems, featuring acetal sheaves and delrin ball bearings, running on a large diameter centre boss. This allows us to fit more load-bearing balls, which ensure extremely low friction performance, even under high loads.

  • Single 54mm x 17mm (2 1 /8 x 5/8")
  • Fiddle 38/64mm x 17mm (1 1 /2 x 2 1/4" x 5/8")
  • Max rope diameter 12mm ( 7 /16")
  • SWL 750Kg (1650 lbs)
  • Break load 1500Kg (3300 lbs)
  • Max rolling load (ball bearing blocks) 525kg 1157 lbs)