Davis Horizontal Carbon Fiber Wind Vane
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Horizontal Carbon Fiber Wind Vane
Bring your sailing experience to a new level Davis Instruments introduces Blacksmith Wind Vanes, made from super lightweight 3D carbon fiber and duraluminum to withstand the rigors of hard racing.
Horizontal is a dinghy race pro gooseneck wind vane for Laser, Finn, Banshee, Sunfish, Optimist, El Toro and Sabot. Feature precise balance – effective and efficient in 0.8 knot up to 40 knots wind conditions.
- Handmade dinghy carbon gooseneck wind vane
- 12×7.8 in / 30×20 cm
- 0.8 oz / 25 g
- 3D carbon & duraluminum
- Adjustable mast clam
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