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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
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80mm OD Spinnaker Poles & Fittings


Standard 80mm OD Spinnaker Pole Tube
Measurements: 80mm OD x 75mm ID (3.15" x 2.95")
Wall Thickness: 2.5mm (.098")
Weight/ft.:
Moments of inertia:
Circumference: 9.90"
Alloy: 6063-T6
Stock Lengths: 5M (16'4")
Common Boat usage: 30' - 38' LOA
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80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube is used in a variety of applications, including Spinnaker Poles, Reaching Struts, and Whisker Poles. Standard Pole Fittings for this tube size are listed below.

Standard 80mm OD Spinnaker Pole Tube

80mm OD Spinnaker Pole Tube - Clear Anodized: RTAM 80-2.5A-___:
80mm OD Spinnaker Pole Tube is stocked, fully anodized, in a variety of lengths up to the maximum listed above. To order, specify tube length. 
 


80mm OD Spinnaker Pole End Fittings
Pole End Fittings are divided into several categories, listed below.

Standard End Fittings are suitable for use on the Outboard end of the Pole, and on the Inboard end when a Ring Car (or a fixed Mast Ring) is used on the Mast. Their use on both ends is required when using an End for End jibing procedure. -- See also: Spinnaker Cars.

Special Inboard and Outboard Ends require the use of a Dip Pole jibing method and more specific Mast attachments, these categories include more specialized fittings such as Reaching Strut Ends. -- See also: Spinnaker Cars.

End Fitting Adapters, or Collars, allow the use of a larger diameter tube with end fittings designed for a smaller one.
 


Standard Pole Ends for 80mm OD Tube
Listed below are Standard End Fittings - suitable for use on the Outboard end of the Pole, and on the Inboard end when a Ring Car (or a fixed Mast Ring) is used on the Mast. Their use on both ends is required when using an End for End jibing procedure.


Aluminum Piston End for 80mm OD Tube: EFM-80XPZ:
Cast aluminum Z-Spar Piston End incorporates bails for attachment of pole lift and foreguy bridles, Piston has shackle for attachment of a Trip wire. Piston End has a stainless steel spring-loaded plunger pin that must be manually retracted by pulling on a lanyard, to attach the fitting to a ring or guy. Black anodized fitting projects 140mm (5 5/8"), maximum, from tube end. Special Narrow Pole End is the only one that will fit standard Z-Spar Toggle Z-73-ZNT.   mmm

 

 
Aluminum Piston End for 80mm OD Tube: RF 1663:
Cast aluminum Piston End incorporates bails for attachment of pole lift and foreguy bridles, Piston has shackle for attachment of a Trip wire. Piston End has a stainless steel spring-loaded plunger pin that must be manually retracted by pulling on a lanyard, to attach the fitting to a ring or guy. Black anodized fitting projects 4 3/8" (110mm), maximum, from tube end.  mmm

 

 
Aluminum Internal Piston End for 80mm OD Tube: Har B145-80:
Heavy-duty Cast aluminum Piston End incorporates bails for attachment of pole lift and foreguy (or bridles), Piston has internal attachment for remote Trip wire, as well as an external slide lever, allowing for operation while at the fitting. Barbarossa/Harken Piston End has a stainless steel spring-loaded plunger pin that must be manually retracted by pulling on a lanyard (or lever), to attach the fitting to a ring or guy. Black anodized fitting projects 7" (180mm) maximum, from tube end.

 

 

 


Special Inboard Pole Ends for 80mm OD Tube
Listed below are Special Inboard Pole Ends. They require specific Mast attachments, See Spinnaker Cars, and the use of a Dip Pole jibing method.


Metric Small Bell End for 80mm Tube: EFM-80-BS:
Inboard Pole End for 80mm OD tube fits Metric Small Bell Fitting, below. Inboard End OD is approximately 45mm (1 3/4"). Black anodized fitting projects 85mm (3 3/8") maximum, from tube end.

 

Metric Large Bell End for 80mm Tube: EFM-80-BL:
Inboard Pole End for 80mm OD tube fits Metric Large Bell Fitting, below. Inboard End OD is approximately 52mm (2 1/16"). Black anodized fitting projects 110mm (4 3/8") maximum, from tube end.

 

Z-Spar Pin End for 80mm Tube: EFM-80-ZP:
Inboard Pole End for 80mm OD tube has SS Spring Pin to fit Z-Spar Pin, Z-73-ZPT. Inboard End OD is approximately 32mm (1 1/4"). Black anodized fitting projects 73mm (2 7/8") maximum, from tube end.

 

 

Z-Spar Spinnaker Pin & Toggle Ass'y: Z-73-ZPT:
Replacement Z-Spar Bayonet Pin & Toggle Assembly fits all Z-Spar Pin type Spinnaker Pole ends, and Spinnaker Cars with a 12mm vertical Pin and clearance for a 1 5/16" (34mm) Toggle. Z-Spar Pin is (maximum) 25mm OD x 100mm (4") long (tip to Pin center), working section is 16mm OD, with a minimum 10mm OD. Aluminum Toggle is 1 5/16" (34mm) high with hole for a 12mm Pin.

 


Metric Bell & Toggle Fittings
Metric Bell Fittings for the Bell Ends listed above are available separately. They are suitable for use with a variety of Spinnaker Cars having a 12mm vertical Pin, See Spinnaker Cars.


Metric Small Bell & Toggle only: Har B-130:
Metric Small Bell and Toggle Assembly for use with spinnaker poles using Francespar or Barbarossa / Harken inboard Small Bell Pole Ends. Small Bell fitting is 51mm (2") ID, and approximately 2 9/16" (66mm) OD, Toggle has hole for 12mm Pin and is 1 3/8" (34mm) high. Metric Small Bell Pole Ends, that the Bell works with, extend approximately 3 3/8" (85mm) beyond the tube end, and are commonly found on tubes up to 80mm OD. Suitable for use with a variety of Spinnaker Cars having a 12mm vertical Pin, See Spinnaker Cars, and Metric Bell Fittings.

 

Metric Large Bell & Toggle only: Har B-120:
Metric Large Bell and Toggle Assembly for use with spinnaker poles using Francespar or Barbarossa / Harken inboard Large Bell Pole Ends. Large Bell fitting is 66mm (2 9/16") ID, and approximately 82mm (3 1/4") OD, Toggle has hole for 12mm Pin and is 1 3/8" (34mm) high. Metric Large Bell Pole Ends, that the Bell works with, extend approximately 4 3/8" (110mm) beyond the tube end, and are commonly used on Poles 70mm OD or larger. Suitable for use with a variety of Spinnaker Cars having a 12mm vertical Pin, See Spinnaker Cars, and Metric Bell Fittings.

 


Special Outboard Pole Ends for 80mm OD Tube
Listed below are Special Outboard Pole Ends. Fittings listed here are for Outboard use only, and are not compatible with any standard Mast fittings or Cars.


Reaching Strut End for 80mm OD Tube: Barb B149-80:
Cast aluminum Reaching Strut End for 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube has sheave for up to 3/4" line. Gray anodized end has heavy finger on upper side and projects 115mm (4 1/2") from tube end, 55mm (2 3/16") OD Sheave bearing surface is 2 1/4" from tube end.

 


End Fitting Adapters
Adapting Collars allow End Fittings to be used with larger diameter tube. This sometimes results in a net weight savings, and often allows for configurations otherwise unavailable. Please Note that adapting collars can be used together, but have ID's designed for End Fittings and can not be used for sleeving two sizes of tubing together. As always, special sizes are available on a Custom basis.


80mm End Fitting Adapter for 100mm OD Tube: EFM-AC80-100:
Composite Plastic Tube Adapting Collar allows use of any End Fitting for 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with 100mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Composite Collar is 70mm (2 3/4") long and projects 29mm (1 1/8") from tube end.

 

80mm End Fitting Adapter for 120mm OD Tube: EFM-AC80-120A:
Cast Aluminum Tube Adapting Collar allows use of any End Fitting for 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with 120mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Anodized Collar is 80mm (3 1/8") long and projects 30mm (1 3/16") from tube end.

 

 
80mm End Fitting Adapter for 125mm OD Tube: EFM-AC80-125:
Composite Plastic Tube Adapting Collar allows use of any End Fitting for 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with 125mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Composite Collar is 70mm (2 3/4") long and projects 29mm (1 1/8") from tube end.

 


50mm End Fitting Adapter for 80mm OD Tube: EFM-AC50-80:
Composite Plastic Tube Adapting Collar allows use of 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with any End Fitting for 50mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Composite Collar is 80mm OD x 50mm ID, unit is 70mm (2 3/4") long and projects 41mm (1 5/8") from tube end.

 

 
55mm End Fitting Adapter for 80mm OD Tube: EFM-AC55-80:
Composite Plastic Tube Adapting Collar allows use of 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with any End Fitting for 55mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Plastic Collar is 70mm (2 3/4") long and projects 42mm (1 5/8") from tube end.

 

60mm End Fitting Adapter for 80mm OD Tube: EFM-AC60-80A:
Cast Aluminum Tube Adapting Collar allows use of 80mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube with any End Fitting for 60mm OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube. Black Anodized Collar is 70mm (2 3/4") long and projects 35mm (1 3/8") from tube end.
 

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