Which Tuff Luff Extrusion do I need?

Date Posted:1 May 2019 

When installing or replacing your Schaefer Tuff Luff there are three things you need to look at before deciding on size.

Tuff Luff Extrusion OnlyIf you are replacing a Tuff Luff have a look at the stainless feeder on your boat, it should have a part number on it.  Once you have this part number review the following points and then review the sizing chart below.

 

Quick Questionnaire

  1. What is the Wire/Rod size of forestay?
  2. Which size Luff tape is on the sails, check with your sailmaker?
  3. What is the Length of forestay?

 

Tuff Luff Sizing Chart

 

KIT
EXTRUSION EXT Length Max Head Stay Length Max Wire Max Rod Luff Tape EXT Weight* Top Cap Spacer Tube
1205-36 1205-36-EXT 11m 12.2m 6mm -10 #5, 4mm, 0.159" OD 0.16kg/m 1205-13 1205-03
1205-46 1205-46-EXT 14m 15.2m 6mm -10 #5, 4mm, 0.159" OD 0.16kg/m 1205-13 1205-03
                   
1706-46 1706-46-EXT 14m 15.2m 8mm -17 #6, 5mm, 0.197" OD 0.25kg/m 1706-13 2206-03
1706-59 1706-59-EXT 18m 19.2m 8mm -17 #6, 5mm, 0.197" OD 0.25kg/m 1706-13 2206-03
                   
2206-46 2206-46-EXT 18m 19.2m 10mm -22 #6, 5mm, 0.197" OD 0.36kg/m 2206-13 2206-03
2206-59 2206-59-EXT 22m 23.2m 10mm -22 #6, 5mm, 0.197" OD 0.36kg/m 2206-13 2206-03
                   
3007-80 3007-80-EXT 24.3m 26.1m 11mm -30 #7, 6mm, 0.236" OD 0.45kg/m 3007-13 3007-03
                   
4807-95 4807-95-EXT 28.9m 30.7m 14mm -48 #7, 6mm, 0.236" OD 0.62kg/m 4807-13 4807-03
                   
6008-110 6008-110-EXT 33.5m 35.3m 18mm -60 #8, 7mm, 0.275" OD 0.69kg/m 6008-13 6008-03
                   
7608-130 7608-130-EXT 39.6m 40.8m 20mm -76 #8, 7mm, 0.275" OD 0.77kg/m   7608-03

 

FORE/AFT and Width Measurements

 

Model

Fore/Aft

Width

1205

26mm

10mm

1706

33mm

12mm

2206

35mm

15mm

3007

43mm

17mm

6008

56mm

23mm

7608

61mm

28mm

A1706

34mm

15mm

A2506

38mm

16mm