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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
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Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Systems - Old-Style

Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Systems were manufactured from 1983 to 1987. They were common on many North American Yachts in that time period, notably Pearson, O’Day, and C&C. Most components are still available.
Traveller Track
Traveller Ends & Stops
Traveller Cars & Car Parts
Traveller Control Ends

Line Control Conversion Kits
Main Sheet Block Assemblies

Sch 74-40X

Sch. 1 1/4" Traveller


Traveller Track
Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track: Sch 74-40-__':
Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track is a hardcote anodized Aluminum hybrid Track that measures 1 1/4" (33mm) across the top, 1 11/16" (43mm) across the bottom, and is 1 7/16" (36mm) high. Track is drilled for 1/4" (6mm) FH screws on 4" centers, and has 1/2" diameter stop holes on 4" centers. Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track is available in 3'5", 4', and 6-foot lengths.

 

Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Bridge: Sch 42-56-6:
Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Bridge is a hardcote anodized Aluminum extrusion designed to mate with Sch 74-40 1 1/4" Traveller Track. Track sides into Bridge extrusion for additional stiffness where track would be otherwise unsupported. Bridge extrusion measures 3 1/4" wide x 2 1/16" (maximum) high. Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Bridge is available in 6-foot lengths.

 


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

Molded neoprene Track End Stop for 1 1/4" 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 1/2" wide x 1 7/8" long x 1 3/4" high.

 

Rubber End Stop for Sch. 1 1/4" Bridge Extrusion: Sch 74-93X:
Molded neoprene Track End Stop for 1 1/4" Schaefer Traveller Bridge extrusion covers sharp edges of Track and Bridge and provides a cushion for Traveller Car. Stop extends 3/8" beyond track end and is installed with (1) 1/4" (6mm) FH Screw threaded into the Track. Rubber Track End Stop is (maximum) 3 3/4" wide x 1 3/8" long x 3 3/8" high. This part is no longer available and is shown here for identification only.

 

Adjustable Track Stop: Sch 74-95X:
Adjustable Track Stop for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track features SS Spring Pin and rubber bumper to cushion car impact. Originally used by Boatbuilders to avoid the additional cost of Traveller Controls. If your system originally used this part, it is recommended that you switch to a Line Control System, see Line Control Conversion Kits, below. Limited availability.

 

Sch 74-95X

Traveller Cars & Car Parts
Cars are no longer available for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track.
Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-84X:
Basic Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS wheels, and heavy 5/16" Eyestrap for attachment to mainsheet block. Car is 4" long with a maximum width of 2 3/8", SS Eyestrap fastens with (2) 5/16"-18 fasteners on 2 1/2" hole centers.

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: Sch 72-94X:
Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS wheels, (2) Control Sheaves, (2) Beckets, and eyestrap for attachment to mainsheet block. Car is 4" long with a maximum width of 2 3/8", SS Eyestrap fastens with (2) 5/16"-18 fasteners on 2 1/2" hole centers. Consists of Sch 72-84X Car and Sch 18-40AC Car Conversion Kit. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

Sch 72-94X
4-wheel Traveller Car w/ 4 Control Sheaves: Sch 72-95X:
Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-84 (above), but with 4 Control sheaves and No Beckets, for a 4-1 purchase.

 

 

 

4-wheel Traveller Car Body: Sch 72-84CB:
Basic Traveller Car Body only for Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Track. As Sch 72-84, above, but Car Body only with wheels. Top has (2) 5/16"-18 fastener holes on 2 1/2" hole centers. For Replacement use only. This item is no longer available, and is shown here for reference only.

 

 

 

4-wheel Traveller Car Eyestrap: Sch 78-37:
SS Eyestrap is used on Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Cars for attachment of mainsheet block. Heavy 5/16" SS Eyestrap is 3 1/2" long and fastens with (2) 5/16" screws on 2 1/2" hole centers.

 

Car Conversion Kit 3-1: Sch 18-40AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert Sch 72-84X to Sch 72-94X car. Includes top & bottom plates, 2 sheaves, 2 bushings, 2 Sch 78-91X Beckets, and (2) 5/16" bolts.

 

Car Conversion Kit 4-1: Sch 18-44AC:

Kit includes all materials to convert Sch 72-84X to Sch 72-95X car. Includes top, bottom & center plates, 4 sheaves, 4 bushings, and (2) 5/16" bolts.

 

Control Sheave Assembly for 4 & 6 wheel cars: Sch 18-40A:
SS Control Sheave Assembly for use with Sch 72-84 Car incorporates 2 sheaves with bushings, plates, and 5/16-18 bolts. Use with (2) Sch 78-91X Beckets (below) for 3-1 purchase. Bolts included are the proper length for use with Sch 78-91X Beckets, unless otherwise specified.

 

 

 

Becket for Control Sheave Assembly: Sch 78-91X:
SS Becket for line up to 3/8" diameter attaches with a single 5/16" fastener.

 

 

 

Replacement Sheaves for 4 & 6 wheel cars: Sch 18-40S:

Molded Delrin Sheave is 1 7/16" OD x 1/2" wide x 1/2" ID. As used on Sch 18-40A Control Sheave Assembly for 4 & 6 wheel cars.

 


Traveller Control Ends
Control Ends for Schaefer 1 1/4" 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. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. *Please note that all Schaefer 1 1/4" Track-mount Control Ends are compatible with standard US (1 1/4" x 3/16") T-track.
Single Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Left: Sch 73-84L:
Single Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: Sch 73-85R:
For 2-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on becket/eye strap on the car, and comes back around Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Single Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: Sch 73-84BL:
Single Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: Sch 73-85BR:
For 2-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on becket/eye strap, goes through a sheave mounted on the car, and comes back around Control End sheave and through cam cleat.


 

Sch 73-85BR
Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Left: Sch 73-87L:
Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: Sch 73-88R:
For 3-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on becket on car, goes around upper Control End sheave, back through the control sheave on the car, then around lower Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Sch 73-88R

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: Sch 73-87BL:
Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: Sch 73-88BR:
For 4-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on Control End becket, goes around upper sheave on Car, around upper Control End sheave, around lower sheave on the car, then around lower Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Single Sheave Control End: Sch 73-83X:
For single purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement.

 

Single Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 73-83XB:
For 2-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement.

 

Double Sheave Control End: Sch 73-86X:
For 3-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on becket on car, goes around upper Control End sheave, back through the control sheave on the car, then around lower Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Sch 73-86X

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 73-86XB:
For 4-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. Control line dead-ends on control end becket, goes around upper car sheave, around upper Control End sheave, around lower car sheave, then around lower Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Sch 73-86XB

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 kit is easily installed in minutes without drilling. Schaefer 1 1/4" Line Control Conversion Kits provide for a 3-1 or 4-1 purchase and come complete with 2 Control Ends, 2 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.
Standard Line Control Conversion Kit - 3-1: Sch 42-4A3Kit:
Kit includes Sch 73-87L & Sch 73-87R Track-mounted control ends with Integral Cam Cleat, Sch 18-40AC Car Conversion Kit, and (2) 3/8" x 18' control lines, spliced to the Beckets. Provides a 3-1 purchase.

 

Track-mount Line Control Conversion Kit - 4-1: Sch 42-4A4Kit:
Kit includes Sch 73-87BL & Sch 73-87BR Track-mounted control ends with Integral Cam Cleat, Sch 18-44AC Car Conversion Kit, and (2) 3/8" x 23' control lines, spliced to the Beckets. Provides a 4-1 purchase.

 

Line Control Conversion Kit w/ Separate Cams - 3-1: Sch 42-4B3Kit:
Kit includes (2) Sch 73-86X Track-mounted control ends, Sch 18-40AC Car Conversion Kit with (2) 3/8" x 18' control lines spliced to the Beckets, and (2) Schaefer 70-55 SS Cam Cleats with integral bullseye. Provides a 3-1 purchase.

 

Line Control Conversion Kit w/ Separate Cams - 4-1: Sch 42-4B4Kit:
Kit includes (2) Sch 73-86XB Track-mounted control ends, Sch 18-44AC Car Conversion Kit with (2) 3/8" x 23' control lines spliced to the Beckets, and (2) Schaefer 70-55 SS Cam Cleats with integral bullseye. Provides a 4-1 purchase.

 


Main Sheet Block Assemblies
While most Main Sheet Systems used a Main Sheet Block that was simply shackled to the Traveller Car Eyestrap, a variety of specialized Main Sheet Block Assemblies were developed for specific OEM applications, all of which featured an integral Spring to keep the Main Sheet Block upright at all times. Block Assemblies can attach directly to the Traveller Car, or be attached above 2 or 4 Control Sheaves where the base of the Assembly acts as the upper sheave plate. Main Sheet Block Assemblies listed here are specifically designed for use on Schaefer 1 1/4" Traveller Cars, all have (2) 5/16" attachment holes on 2 1/2" centers.
Single Mainsheet Block w/ Becket: Sch SK-5488BXS:
Single Mainsheet Block Assembly with Becket for use on Schaefer 1 1/4" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Series 09 Block Assembly attaches to Car with (2) 5/16" holes on 2 1/2" centers, and features integral Spring to keep the Block upright. Block has black aluminum cheeks with SS straps and black Delrin sheave, Becket and Sheave are removable.

 

Double Mainsheet Block w/ Becket: Sch SK-5488BXD:
Double Mainsheet Block Assembly with Becket for use on Schaefer 1 1/4" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Series 07 Block Assembly attaches to Car with (2) 5/16" holes on 2 1/2" centers, and features integral Spring to keep the Block upright. Block has SS cheeks and straps with (2) side by side Delrin sheaves, and features removable Becket.

 

Mainsheet Fiddle Block w/ Becket: Sch SK-5488B:
Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assembly with Becket for use on Schaefer 1 1/4" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Series 09 Fiddle Block Assembly attaches to Car with (2) 5/16" holes on 2 1/2" centers, and features integral Spring to keep the Block upright. Three-Sheave Fiddle Block has black aluminum cheeks with SS straps and Delrin sheaves, Becket and Sheaves are removable.

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