Brand: Maxwell Marine - NZ
Product Code: AWMHRC8
Availability: 1
Ex Tax: NZ$1,610.45

The all new compact HRC FF are Maxwell’s horizontal versions of the latest innovative new vertical RC6 and RC8 automatic rope/chain windlasses. The new HRC FF are packed with original and proven features including patented rode management technology developed by Maxwell.


  • Simple bolt down installation ensures effortless and rapid on-deck installation and set up.
  • Guaranteed trouble free rode transition from rope to chain, by means of an innovative, proven and patented pressure arm system, within a safe enclosed design.
  • Integrated composite nylon, through deck hawse pipe for ease of installation and smooth, snag-free operation.
  • Now incorporating Maxwell's automatic free-fall technology. Simply activate the windlass Free Fall lever, operate your down control (helm station or footswitch) and the windlass will freefall your anchor. Ready to lift the anchor? Activate the up control and the free fall device automatically disengages allowing you to power up your anchor.
  • Aesthetically pleasing above deck design, encapsulating the motor and drive in a watertight case, saving space below deck and allowing simple routine maintenance.
  • Die cast, marine-grade, alloy case is hard anodized for unsurpassed marine protection.
  • High efficiency spur gearbox incorporating a robust non-backwind mechanism.
  • High speed, jam-free retrieval of rope and chain controlled from a remote panel mounted Up/Down switch.
  • Emergency free fall function in the event of onboard power failure. Activated by the supplied, emergency Free Fall lever.
  • Revolutionary new chainwheel.
  • Heavy duty, dual direction motor incorporating new technology features, including integrated wiring for quick electrical installation.


Model HRC8 FF
Maximum pull 410kg - 900lb
Static hold 700kg - 1540lb
Max recommened rope size 14mm 8 Braid or a high quality 3 strand
Chain size 8mm (higher the quality all the better for longevity)
Power 12V 600W
Weight 11.5kg - 25lb
Line Speed at nominal working load 33m/min - 108ft/min
Supplied with the winch Dual direction solenoid pack
Emergency crank/clutch release handle
Emergency free fall activation lever
Optional Extras

Up/down remote control panel
Circuit breaker/isolator panel


A 256mm
B 132mm
B2 176mm
C1 214mm
C2 147mm
E (std deck clearance) 65mm
G 230mm
J 96.4mm


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