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Genoa (Jib) Cars


These Genoa Cars (Genoa Slides, Jib Cars, Genoa Lead Blocks) are designed to fit on a variety of different Tracks, and are held in position on the track either by a spring or screw pin, or by means of a line control system. Racing boats, will often use a line control system, for ease of use and precise adjustment.
Genoa Cars are of two primary varieties: Loop Cars (with Bail) for attachment of blocks or lines, and Genoa Lead Blocks (Cars with an integral Sheave).

Genoa Cars are listed here by the Size and Type of Track that they fit on, then by their complexity, and relative strength (in general), in ascending order.
Genoa Cars that fit Traveller Tracks are listed under those specific Tracks, See Traveller Systems.
See also: Track.

 

Genoa Cars for T-Track

 

Genoa Cars for Sailtrack

           

Genoa Cars for T-Track
These Genoa Cars (Genoa Slides, Jib Cars, Genoa Lead Blocks) are designed to fit on standard US (imperial) T-track, unless otherwise noted, and are held in place on the track either by a spring or screw pin, or by means of a line control system. Racing boats, will often use a line control system, for ease of use and precise adjustment.
 

For 3/4" T-Track

For 7/8" T-Track

For 1" T-Track   -  (1" T-Track Page)

For 1 1/4" T-Track   -  (1 1/4" T-Track Page)

For 1 1/2" T-Track

For Metric T-Track See: Amiot T-Track and Goiot T-Track.  
 

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Genoa Cars for 3/4" T-Track
Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Sch 73-46X:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 3/4" T-Track. Formed SS Slide is welded to 1/4" x 3/4" ID Bail. Slide is 2 1/2" long x 15/16" wide.

 

Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Sch 72-46:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 3/4" T-Track. Formed SS Slide is welded to 1/4" x 1/2" ID Bail. Slide is 2 1/2" long x 15/16" wide.

 

Heavy-duty Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Mer 4470-210:
Heavy-duty Cast SS Genoa Loop Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 3/4" T-Track. Electro-polished SS Car is investment Cast in one piece, Integral Bail ID is 7/8" x 1/2" ID. Heavy-duty Slide is 3" long x 1" wide.

 

Heavy-duty Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Mer 4471-210:
Heavy-duty Cast SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 3/4" T-Track. Electro-polished SS Car is investment Cast in one piece, Integral Bail ID is 7/8" x 1/2" ID. Heavy-duty Slide is 3" long x 1" wide.

 

Bronze Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Mer 447L-1:
Original Merriman Cast Bronze Genoa Loop Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 3/4" Flat or T-Track. Heavy-duty Slide is 2 1/2" long x 1" wide, integral Bail ID is 3/4" x 1/2" ID. Ideal for that classic restoration.

 

SS Genoa Lead Block w/ Spring Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Sch 03-72:
SS Genoa Lead Block has Stainless Steel Block on stand-up spring. Unit locks in place on T-Track with a Spring Pin stop. Formed SS Slide is 2 1/2" long x 15/16" wide, SS Block has a 1 7/16" delrin sheave for line up to 7/16" diameter. Unit has a Safe Working Load of 1000 lbs (450 kg), and is suitable for use on most boats up to 20' (6M) LOA.

 

 
Genoa Lead Block w/ Spring Pin for 3/4" T-Track: Sch 303-72:
SS Genoa Lead Block has Black Aluminum Block on stand-up spring. Unit locks in place on T-Track with a Spring Pin stop. Formed SS Slide is 2 1/2" long x 15/16" wide, Black Aluminum Block has a 1 7/16" delrin sheave for line up to 7/16" diameter. Unit has a Safe Working Load of 1000 lbs (450 kg), and is suitable for use on most boats up to 20' (6M) LOA.

 


Genoa Cars for 7/8" T-Track
Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 7/8" T-Track: Sch 73-47X:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 7/8" T-Track. Formed SS Slide is welded to 1/4" x 3/4" ID Bail. Slide is 2 1/2" long x 1 1/16" wide.

 


Genoa Cars for 1" T-Track
Common Genoa Cars for 1" T-Track are listed below.
Many other styles and varieties are available, See Genoa Cars for 1" T-Track.

 

Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 1" T-Track: Sch 73-48X:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 1" T-Track. Formed SS Slide is welded to 1/4" x 3/4" ID Bail. Slide is 3" long x 1 1/8" wide.

 

Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin & Liners for 1" T-Track: Sch 17-59:
Welded SS Genoa Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 1" T-Track. Formed SS Slide with plastic liners is welded to 1/4" x 9/16" ID Bail. Slide is 3" long x 1 3/8" wide. Replacement plastic liners, Sch 171LP-3, are available separately, below.

 

Replacement Liners for Sch 17-59 Genoa Car: Sch 171LP-T3:
Replacement Liners for Sch 17-59 and other Genoa Cars for 1" T-Track. Black plastic liners are 2 15/16" long with bottom protrusions and side tabs to hold them in place when Car is removed from track. Sold in pairs only.  

 

  Replacement Liners for Sch 1" Genoa Cars: Sch 171LP-3:
Replacement Liners for Schaefer 1" x 3" Track Slides extend beyond the end of the Slide. For old-style Slides without underside notches. Black plastic liners are (maximum) 3 1/4" long. Sold in pairs only.

 

Genoa Lead Block, 2" Sheave, w/ Spring Pin & Liners for 1" T-Track: Sch 505-82:
SS Genoa Lead Block has Stainless Steel Block on stand-up spring. Unit locks in place on T-Track with a Spring Pin stop and features plastic liners to reduce sliding friction. Formed SS Slide is 3" long x 1 3/8" wide, SS Block has a 2" delrin sheave for line up to 1/2" diameter. Unit has a Safe Working Load of 1750 lbs (794 kg), and is suitable for use on most boats up to 27' (8M) LOA. Replacement Liners, Sch 171LP-T3, above, are also available.

 

 


Genoa Cars for 1 1/4" T-Track
Common Genoa Cars for 1 1/4" T-Track are listed below.
Many other styles and varieties are available, See Genoa Cars for 1 1/4" T-Track.

 

Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin for 1 1/4" T-Track: ABI 72-50CX:
Cast SS Genoa Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 1 1/4" T-Track. Investment Cast SS Slide has 3/8" x 1" ID Bail. Slide is 3 1/2" long x 1 11/16" wide.

 

Genoa Car w/ Spring Pin & Liners for 1 1/4" T-Track: Sch 72-49:
Welded SS Genoa Car with Spring Pin stop to fit 1 1/4" T-Track. Formed SS Slide with plastic liners is welded to 3/8" x 1" ID Bail. Slide is 4" long x 1 11/16" wide. Replacement plastic liners, Sch 172LP-T4, are available separately, below.

 

Replacement Liners for Sch 72-49 Genoa Car: Sch 172LP-T4:
Replacement Liners for Sch 72-49 Genoa Cars. Black plastic liners are 3 15/16" long with bottom protrusions and side tabs to hold them in place when Car is removed from track. Sold in pairs only.

 

07 SS Genoa Lead Block w/ Spring Pin & Liners for 1 1/4" T-Track: Sch 705-92:
SS Genoa Lead Block has Stainless Steel Block on stand-up spring. Unit locks in place on T-Track with a Spring Pin stop and features plastic liners to reduce sliding friction. Formed SS Slide is 4" long x 1 11/16" wide, SS Block has a 2 3/8" delrin sheave for line up to 1/2" diameter. Unit has a Safe Working Load of 2250 lbs (1020 kg), and is suitable for use on most boats up to 33' (10M) LOA. Replacement Liners, Sch 172LP-T4, above, are also available.

 

 
Towable Twin-sheet Genoa Car w/ Liners for 1 1/4" T-Track: Sch 17-51X:
Heavy-duty Towable Twin-sheet Genoa Car for 1 1/4" T-Track. Formed SS Slide with plastic liners and welded towing bails has articulating Aluminum carriage with a 2" wide Aluminum sheave. Normally used with a purchase to bring it forward (under load) and a bungee cord aft to keep it taut. Slide (with bails) is (maximum) 6 1/2" long x 1 11/16" wide. Replacement plastic liners, Sch 172LP-T5, are available separately, below. Limited Availability.

 

Replacement Liners for Sch 17-51X Genoa Car: Sch 172LP-T5:
Replacement Liners for Sch 17-51X Genoa Cars. Black plastic liners are 4 15/16" long with bottom protrusions and side tabs to hold them in place when Car is removed from track. Sold in pairs only.

 


Genoa Cars for 1 1/2" T-Track
Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 1 1/2" T-Track: Sch 73-52:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 1 1/2" T-Track. Formed SS Slide is welded to 3/8" x 2 3/16" ID Bail. Slide is 6" long x 1 7/8" wide and has a Safe Working Load of 5000 lbs. (2270 kg).

 

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Twin-sheet Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 1 1/2" T-Track: Sch 32-89:
Cast SS Twin-Sheet Lead Block for 1 1/2" x 1/4" T-Track has " wide Aluminum sheave on Nomex/Teflon Bearing for low-friction and high-strength. Cast SS Slide is (maximum) 6 3/4" long x 1 15/16" wide and locks in place on T-Track with a SS Screw Pin stop. Unit has a Safe Working Load of 10,000 lbs. (4545 kg), and is suitable for use with (2) lines up to 7/8" diameter on most boats up to 50' (15M) LOA.

 

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Genoa Cars for Sailtrack
These Genoa Cars (Genoa Slides, Jib Cars, Genoa Lead Blocks) are designed to fit on standard Sailtrack, and are held in place on the track either by a spring or screw pin.
 
For 5/8" Sailtrack

For 7/8" Sailtrack
 


Genoa Cars for 5/8" Sailtrack
Short Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 5/8" Sailtrack: RL 323-2X:
Short SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 5/8" Sailtrack. Formed SS Slide is riveted to 3/8" ID Eyestrap. Slide is 2" long x 7/8" wide.

 

Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 5/8" Sailtrack: Mer 226-1X:
Formed SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 5/8" Sailtrack. Formed Bail has 3/8" ID. Slide is 2 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.

 

Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 5/8" Sailtrack: Sch 72-45X:
Welded SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 5/8" Sailtrack. Formed SS Slide is welded to 1/4" Bail with a 5/8" ID. Slide is 2 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.

 


Genoa Cars for 7/8" Sailtrack
Genoa Car w/ Screw Pin for 7/8" Sailtrack: Sch 72-47X:
SS Genoa Loop Car with Screw Pin stop to fit 7/8" Sailtrack. Formed SS Slide is riveted to 1/2" ID Eyestrap. Slide is 2 3/4" long x 1" wide.

 

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