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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
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Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Systems

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Systems were introduced in 1988, and are still in production today. They are common on many North American-built Yachts up to 45' LOA. Traveller Cars are constructed of aluminum alloy with captive SS ball-bearing wheels for high strength and long life.
 
Traveller Track
Traveller Ends & Stops
Traveller Cars & Car Parts
Traveller Control Ends

Line Control Conversion Kits
Main Sheet Block Assemblies
Main Sheet Block Adapters
Traveller Kits

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Sch. 1 1/2" Traveller


Traveller Track
Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track x 4' long: Sch 42-84:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track x 5' long: Sch 42-85:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track x 6' long: Sch 42-86:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track x 8' long: Sch 42-88:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is a hardcote anodized hybrid Track that measures 1 1/2" (38mm) across the top and bottom, and is also 1 1/2" high. Track is drilled for 1/4" (6mm) FH screws on 4" centers with 1/2" diameter stop holes on 2" centers, as the screw holes are deeply countersunk. Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is available in 4', 5', 6', and 8-foot lengths.

 

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track x 4' long: Sch 42-94:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track x 5' long: Sch 42-95:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track x 6' long: Sch 42-96:

Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track is as the standard Track, but with an integral stiffener beam, allowing it to be used to span lengths up to 6'. Bridge Track extrusion measures 1 1/2" (38mm) across the top, 2 15/16" (74mm) across the bottom, and is also 2 15/16" high. Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track is available in 4', 5', and 6-foot lengths.

 

Hinged Track Riser for 1 1/2" Bridge Track: Sch 42-36:

Hinged Track Riser for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Bridge Track allows for easy cabin top Traveller mounting. Pod elevates Track 7" for Hatch clearance, hinged base adapts to any cabin top angle. Base is 4" wide x 7 1/2" long and mounts to cabin top with (6) 5/16" FH screws. mmm

 


Traveller Ends & Stops
Rubber Track End Stop: Sch 74-91:

Molded neoprene Track End Stop for 1 1/2" Schaefer Traveller covers sharp edges of Track and provides a cushion for Traveller Car. Stop extends 7/8" beyond track end and is installed with (1) 1/4" (6mm) FH Screw threaded into the Track. Rubber Track End Stop is (maximum) 2 9/16" wide x 1 7/8" long x 1 7/8" high.

 

Rubber End Stop for Sch. 1 1/2" Bridge Extrusion: Sch 74-93:

Molded neoprene Track End Stop for 1 1/2" Schaefer Traveller Bridge extrusion covers sharp edges of Track and Bridge and provides a cushion for Traveller Car. Stop extends (maximum) 7/8" beyond track end and is installed with (1) 1/4" (6mm) FH Screw threaded into the Track. Rubber Track End Stop is (maximum) 3" wide x 1 7/8" long x 2 5/8" high.

 

Adjustable Track Stop: Sch 74-95:

Adjustable Track Stop for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track features SS Spring Pin and rubber bumper to cushion car impact. Adjustable Track Stop is 2 1/16" wide x 1 1/2" long (without bumper) and has a 1/2" diameter stop pin.

 


Traveller Cars & Car Parts
4-wheel Traveller Cars
4-wheel Travellers Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track are designed for use on boats with mid-boom sheeting up to 32' LOA, and boats up to 38' LOA with end boom sheeting. Cars are 4" (102mm) long and have a SS Channel with a Clevis Pin for attachment to any mainsheet block or special Stand-up Blocks or Block Adapters, listed below.
 
Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-80:

Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS ball-bearing wheels, and a SS Channel with a 3/8" Clevis Pin for attachment to mainsheet block. Car is 4" (102mm) long with a maximum width of 2 1/2" (64mm), SS Channel is fastened to Car Body with (3) 1/4" screws on 1 1/4" hole centers.

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Sheaves & Beckets: Sch 72-83:

4-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-80, above, but with (2) ball-bearing Control Sheaves and Beckets.

 

 

 

Car Conversion Kit 3-1: Sch 72-83AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert Sch 72-80 to Sch 72-83 car. Includes top plate, Sheaves, bushing, Beckets, and required fasteners.

 

 
 

 

Replacement Sheave for 4-wheel cars: Sch 72-83S:

Molded Delrin ball-bearing Sheave is 1 7/16" OD x 5/8" wide x 1/4" ID. As used on Sch 72-83AC Control Sheave Assembly for 4-wheel cars. so

 

 
 

 

Becket for 1 1/2" Traveller Car: Sch 78-92:

SS Becket for line up to 3/8" diameter attaches with a single 1/4" fastener.

 


6-wheel Traveller Cars
6-wheel Travellers Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track are designed for use on most boats with mid-boom sheeting up to 42' LOA, and boats up to 45' LOA with end boom sheeting. Cars are 5 1/2" (140mm) long and have a SS Channel with a Clevis Pin for attachment to any mainsheet block or special Stand-up Blocks or Block Adapters, listed below.
 
Basic 6-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves: Sch 72-76:

Basic 6-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS ball-bearing wheels, and a SS Channel with a 3/8" Clevis Pin for attachment to mainsheet block. Car is 5 1/2" (140mm) long with a maximum width of 2 1/2" (64mm), SS Channel is fastened to Car Body with (3) 1/4" screws on 1 3/4" hole centers.

 

 
6-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves: Sch 72-78:

6-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS ball-bearing wheels, with (2) ball-bearing Control Sheaves and Beckets, and a SS Channel with a 3/8" Clevis Pin for attachment to mainsheet block. 6-wheel Car is 5 1/2" long with a maximum width of 2 1/2", SS Channel is fastened to Car Body with (3) 1/4" screws on 1 3/4" hole centers. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

 

 

6-wheel Car Conversion Kit 3-1: Sch 72-78AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert Basic 6-wheel Car (Sch 72-76) to Sch 72-78 Car with 2 sheaves and Beckets. Includes top plate, spacer, 2 sheaves, Beckets, and required fasteners.

 

 
 

 

Becket for 1 1/2" Traveller Car: Sch 78-92:

SS Becket for line up to 3/8" diameter attaches with a single 1/4" fastener.

 

6-wheel Traveller Car w/ 4 Control Sheaves: Sch 72-92:

6-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-78 (above), but with 4 Control sheaves and No Beckets, for a 4-1 purchase.

 

 

 

6-wheel Car Conversion Kit 3-1 to 4-1: Sch 72-92AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert 2 sheave Car (Sch 72-78) to Sch 72-92 Car with 4 sheaves. Includes top plate, spacer, 2 additional sheaves, and required fasteners.

 

 
 

 

6-wheel Car Conversion Kit 0 to 4-1: Sch 72-92AC-2:
Kit includes all materials to convert Basic 6-wheel Car (Sch 72-76) to Sch 72-92 Car with 4 sheaves. Includes top and center plates, spacers, (4) sheaves, and required fasteners.

 

 
 

 

Replacement Sheave for 6-wheel cars: Sch 72-78S:

Molded Delrin ball-bearing Sheave is 2" OD x 5/8" wide x 1/4" ID. As used on Sch 72-83AC Control Sheave Assembly for 6-wheel cars. so

 

 

Traveller Control Ends
Control Ends for Schaefer 1 1/2" Travellers mount on the Track itself. In cockpits, it is also common to use blocks mounted on the cockpit sides for controls. Track-mount Control Ends are available with or without cam cleats and beckets for 2-1, 3-1, or 4-1 purchase systems. Extruded aluminum Control Ends (5 1/4" long) slide onto track and is held in place with (2) 1/4" FH screws that fit in existing Track mounting holes (w/ longer screws), or new holes can be drilled and tapped (on 4" centers) for maximum outboard placement.
 
Single Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 74-77:

Single Sheave Control End for 2-1 purchase systems has 2" Delrin Ball-bearing sheave and a removable becket. Extruded aluminum end slides onto track and is held in place with (2) 1/4" FH screws that fit in existing Track mounting holes (w/ longer screws), or new holes can be drilled and tapped (on 4" centers) for maximum outboard placement. Control end is 5 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide.

 

 

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 74-85:

Double Sheave Control End for 3-1 or 4-1 purchase systems has 2" Delrin Ball-bearing sheaves and a removable becket. Extruded aluminum end slides onto track and is held in place with (2) 1/4" FH screws that fit in existing Track mounting holes (w/ longer screws), or new holes can be drilled and tapped (on 4" centers) for maximum outboard placement. Control end is 5 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide.

 

 

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: Sch 74-83L:

Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: Sch 74-84R:
Double Sheave Control End for 3-1 or 4-1 purchase systems has 2" Delrin Ball-bearing sheaves, a removable becket and a Cam Cleat. Extruded aluminum end slides onto track and is held in place with (2) 1/4" FH screws that fit in existing Track mounting holes (w/ longer screws), or new holes can be drilled and tapped (on 4" centers) for maximum outboard placement. Control end is 5 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide. Specify Left or Right as when pulling line.

 

Bridge Track Double Sheave Control End w/ Becket - Left: Sch 74-86:

Bridge Track Double Sheave Control End w/ Becket - Right: Sch 74-87:
Double Sheave Control End for 3-1 or 4-1 purchase systems has 2" Delrin Ball-bearing sheaves, and a removable becket. Special Control End is designed for installations where the control line must be lead down before being lead aft. Extruded aluminum end slides over track and is held in place with (2) 1/4" FH screws that fit in existing Track mounting holes (w/ longer screws), or new holes can be drilled and tapped (on 4" centers) for maximum outboard placement. Control end is 5 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide. Specify Left or Right as with line coming down closest to you.

 

 

Line Control Conversion Kits
Line Control Conversion Kits are available to convert pin stop systems into efficient controllable Line Control Systems using the existing Car and Track. Standard kits are easily installed, sometimes without drilling. Standard Kits provide for a 3-1 or 4-1 purchase and come complete with 2 Control Ends with Cam Cleats, appropriate Car Conversion Kit with 3/8" Samson XLS spliced control lines, and all fasteners. See descriptions of Car Conversion Kits and Control Ends, above, for further information. Custom Kits are also available, please contact us with your requirements.
 
Standard Line Control Conversion Kit for 4-wheel Car - 3-1: Sch 42-84A3Kit:
Kit includes Sch 74-83L & Sch 74-84R Track-mounted control ends with Integral adjustable Cam Cleat, Sch 72-83AC Car Conversion Kit, and (2) 3/8" x 18' control lines, spliced to the Beckets. Provides a 3-1 purchase.

 

Standard Line Control Conversion Kit for 6-wheel Car - 3-1: Sch 42-86A3Kit:
Kit includes Sch 74-83L & Sch 74-84R Track-mounted control ends with Integral adjustable Cam Cleat, Sch 72-92AC Car Conversion Kit, and (2) 3/8" x 18' control lines, spliced to the Beckets. Provides a 3-1 purchase.

 

Standard Line Control Conversion Kit for 6-wheel Car - 4-1: Sch 42-86A4Kit:
Kit includes Sch 74-83L & Sch 74-84R Track-mounted control ends with Integral adjustable Cam Cleat, Sch 72-92AC-2 Car Conversion Kit, and (2) 3/8" x 23' control lines, spliced to the Beckets. Provides a 4-1 purchase.

 


Main Sheet Block Assemblies
While most Main Sheet Systems use a Main Sheet Block that is simply shackled to the Traveller Car, Schaefer has developed a variety of specialized Main Sheet Block Assemblies to fit their Cars which feature an integral Spring to keep the Main Sheet Block upright at all times. Main Sheet Block Assemblies listed here are specifically designed for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Cars.
 

Main Sheet Block Assemblies for 4-wheel Cars
Common Stand-up Mainsheet Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars are listed below. Other configurations are available, please specify Single, Double or Triple, and with or without Becket and/or Cam Cleat.
 
07 Mainsheet Single Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car: Sch 704-05C6:

07 Mainsheet Single Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 704-15C6B:
Stand-up Mainsheet Single Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 7 Single Blocks are suitable for up to 1/2" line and have a Safe Working Load of 2250 lbs.. Blocks have black aluminum cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves; Beckets are removable. Blocks with SS cheeks are also available, change prefix to 705.   +1 1/8" 6W

 

 
07 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car: Sch 704-45C6:

07 Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 704-55C6B:

07 Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car, w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: Sch 704-75C6BC:
Stand-up Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 7 Fiddle Blocks are suitable for up to 1/2" line and have a Safe Working Load of 2250 lbs.. Blocks have black aluminum cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves; Beckets and/or Cams are removable. Blocks with SS cheeks are also available, change prefix to 705.  +1 1/8" 6W

 

 

 

08 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car: Sch 08-45C4:

08 Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 4-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 08-55C4B:

Stand-up SS Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 8 Fiddle Blocks are suitable for up to 9/16" line and have a Safe Working Load of 2750 lbs.. Blocks have Stainless Steel cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves; Sheaves and Becket are removable. +1 1/8" 6W

 


Main Sheet Block Assemblies for 6-wheel Cars
Common Mainsheet Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 6-wheel Traveller Cars are listed below. Other configurations are available, please specify Single, Double or Triple, and with or without Becket and/or Cam Cleat.

 

08 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 6-wheel Car: Sch 08-45C6:

08 Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 6-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 08-55C6B:

Stand-up SS Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 6-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 8 Fiddle Blocks are suitable for up to 9/16" line and have a Safe Working Load of 2750 lbs.. Blocks have Stainless Steel cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves; Sheaves and Becket are removable.

 

10 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 6-wheel Car: Sch 10-45C6:

10 Fiddle Block for 1 1/2" 6-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 10-55C6B:
Stand-up SS Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 6-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 10 Fiddle Blocks are suitable for up to 5/8" line and have a Safe Working Load of 3750 lbs.. Blocks have Stainless Steel cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves; Sheaves and Beckets are removable.

 


Main Sheet Block Adapters
Specialized Main Sheet Stand-up Block Adapters allow the use of standard Schaefer Blocks on Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Cars.
 

Main Sheet Block Adapters for 4-wheel Cars
Series 7 Block Adapter for 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-47:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars keeps block upright at all times. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin and fits all Schaefer Series 7 Blocks that have a 5/8" diameter swivel post.  1.1-6w

 

Series 8 Block Adapter for 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-48:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 4-wheel Traveller Cars keeps block upright at all times. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin and fits all newer Schaefer Series 8 Blocks (with a 2 bolt head configuration).

 


Main Sheet Block Adapters for 6-wheel Cars
Series 8 Block Adapter for 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-44:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 6-wheel Traveller Cars keeps block upright at all times. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin and fits all newer Schaefer Series 8 Blocks (with a 2 bolt head configuration).

 

Series 10 Block Adapter for 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-49:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/2" 6-wheel Traveller Cars keeps block upright at all times. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin and fits all newer Schaefer Series 10 Blocks (with a 2 bolt head configuration).

 


Traveller Kits
Schaefer 1 1/2" Standard Traveller Kits include a Traveller Car, End Stops, Control Ends with Cam Cleats and Control Lines, allowing for a 3-1 purchase. Just add the the length of Track you need (order separately), and a Mainsheet Block Assembly (if required).
 
1 1/2" Standard Traveller Kit w/ 4-wheel Car: Sch 72-83Kit:

1 1/2" Traveller Kit w/ 4-wheel Car - No Lines: Sch 72-83Kit-NL:
Kit comes with all hardware to set up an adjustable 3-1 purchase System on Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track. Kit includes 4-wheel Traveller Car, Sch 72-83, (2) Sch 74-91 End Stops, Sch 74-83L and Sch 74-84R Control Ends with Cam Cleat, and (2) 3/8" x 18' spliced control lines. Sch 72-83Kit-NL comes without Control Lines. Suitable for use on many boats up to 38' LOA. Purchase 1 1/2" Traveller Track separately, above.  

 

 
1 1/2" Standard Traveller Kit w/ 6-wheel Car: Sch 72-78Kit:

1 1/2" Traveller Kit w/ 6-wheel Car - No Lines: Sch 72-78Kit-NL:
Kit comes with all hardware to set up an adjustable 3-1 purchase System on Schaefer 1 1/2" Traveller Track. Kit includes 6-wheel Traveller Car, Sch 72-78, (2) Sch 74-91 End Stops, Sch 74-83L and Sch 74-84R Control Ends with Cam Cleat, and (2) 3/8" x 18' spliced control lines. Sch 72-78Kit-NL comes without Control Lines. Suitable for use on many boats up to 45' LOA. Purchase 1 1/2" Traveller Track separately, above.
 

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