Once you have experienced the thrill of the wind filling the spinnaker, you are sure to be hooked on spinnaker sailing. Seldén brings this sensation to yachtsmen all over the world through its complete range of easy-to-use aluminium and carbon spinnaker poles and accessories.
give you fast and safe spinnaker handling. All the fittings have well-rounded edges to prevent personal injury and damage to equipment. The extrusions are lightweight and very durable, and are fitted with pole savers to shield the pole against damage from forestay and shrouds.
Composite end fittings are available for our Ø 48-Ø 96 poles. These fittings are normally used for end-for-end gybing but can be used for vertical pole stowage and dip gybing as well.
Our traditional aluminium fittings for dip gybing are available for the Ø 72-Ø 111 sections.
We have developed our own computer controlled manufacturing method in which prepreg (pre-impregnated) tows are wound onto a mandrel (cylinder) prior to oven curing. This method enables us to exercise full control over every stage of the manufacturing process and guarantee products of consistently high quality. One of the big advantages of this Seldén production method is that it enables us to achieve sufficient durability in the areas subject to the greatest loads and wear.
Seldén carbon spinnaker poles are suitable for dinghies and for yachts up to 30 tonnes. The larger poles are tapered to optimise weight/strength requirements, and facilitate handling.
IN ALUMINIUM AND CARBON
The quickest way to get a spinnaker pole on board is to buy a kit, cut the tube to length and assemble the end fittings. Chose between various sizes, lengths and if you want aluminium or carbon
Telescopic pole, can be extended to 150% of normal spinnaker pole length, a must when poling out a large genoa or a gennaker. It can be telescoped down for easier stowage.
The jockey pole reduces the loads and minimises the wear on guys and life lines.