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Wichard 3 1/2" Trigger Snap Swivel (Speedlink)

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Wichard 3 1/2" Trigger Snap Swivel (Speedlink)

Speedlink is the new trigger snap shackle dedicated to spinnaker operations on racing boats and offering an excellent weight / performance ratio.

Ultra lightweight: developed by using finite element analysis software, Speedlink has an optimised design thanks to its shape, cut-outs and ribs. Its make it extremely design and gives its one of the best strength/weight ratios on the market.

Easy opening: opening under load, whether manually or using release fid, is easy and effortless thanks to the generous passage diameter and its optimised slopes.

No accidental opening: the special shape of the latch reduces inertia and avoids unintentional opening, especially under impact.

Sturdy: Speedlink is forged in HR stainless steel and can bear outstanding working and breaking loads for a minimum weight.

Modern design: its ultra-technical lines avoid excessive rope wear and prevent adjacent lines from jamming.


Weight: 3 oz. (87 g)

Length: 7/16" (87 mm)

Working load: 5850 lbs. (1440 Kg)

Breaking load: 7900 lbs. (3600 Kg)

A: 21/32" (17 mm)

B: 5/8" (16 mm)


  • Spinnaker operations: sheets, halyards, peeling

  • Can handle two sheets or one sheet and one trigger snap shackle


  • HR stainless steel 17.4 PH