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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
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Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Systems

Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Systems were introduced in 1988, and are still in production today. They are common on many North American Yachts, notably Hunter, O'Day and C&C, up to 30' 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

Main Sheet Block Assemblies
Main Sheet Block Adapters
Traveller Kits
 

                                

Sch. 1 1/8" Traveller


Traveller Track
Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track x 3' long: Sch 42-73:

Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track x 4' long: Sch 42-74:

Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track x 5' long: Sch 42-75:

Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track x 6' long: Sch 42-76:

Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is a hardcote anodized Aluminum hybrid Track that measures 1 1/8" (28.5mm) across the top and bottom, and is 1 1/8" (28mm) high. Track is drilled for 3/16" (5mm) FH screws on 4" centers, and has 3/8" diameter stop holes on 4" centers. Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is available in 3, 4, 5, and 6-foot lengths.

 


Traveller Ends & Stops
Rubber Track End Stop: Sch 74-90:

Molded neoprene Track End Stop for 1 1/8" Schaefer Traveller covers sharp edges of Track and provides a cushion for Traveller Car. Stop extends 5/8" beyond track end and is installed with (1) 3/16" (5mm) FH Screw threaded into the Track. Rubber Track End Stop is (maximum) 2" wide x 1 3/4" long x 1 7/16" high.

 

Adjustable Track Stop: Sch 74-94:

Adjustable Track Stop for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track features SS Spring Pin and rubber bumper to cushion car impact. Adjustable Stop is (maximum) 1 5/16" long x 1 5/8" wide. Used on free-floating car systems without end controls, especially for jib and staysail boom travellers.

 


Traveller Cars & Car Parts
All Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Cars feature Stainless Steel wheels with captive SS Ball Bearings. Cars have a SS Clevis Pin for attachment of most any Mainsheet Block or Shackle, or special Stand-up Block Adapters, below, and a large variety of Schaefer Block configurations. 4-Wheel Cars are suitable for use on most boats up to 25' with Mid-Boom sheeting, and on most boats up to 27' with End Boom sheeting. Stronger 6-Wheel Cars are suitable for use on most boats up to 27' with Mid-Boom sheeting, and on most boats up to 30' with End Boom sheeting.
 

Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-32:

Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is constructed of aluminum alloy with SS Ball-Bearing wheels and a SS channel with a 1/4" Clevis Pin for attachment to mainsheet block. Car is 3" long with a maximum width of 2".

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ Control Sheaves & Beckets: Sch 72-36:

Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-32, above, but with (2) Ball-Bearing sheaves mounted under the SS Channel, and (2) SS Beckets, Sch 78-93, mounted above. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

4-wheel Car Conversion Kit: Sch 72-36AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert 4-wheel Car Sch 72-32, to Sch 72-36 Car. Includes top sheave plate, 2 Sheaves, 2 Sch 78-93 Beckets, center Bushing, and (2) 3/16" and (1) 1/4" mounting screws with nuts. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

 
 

 

SS Channel Top for 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-32CT:
SS Channel used on Schaefer 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Cars has a 1/4" Clevis Pin for attachment of mainsheet block. SS Channel is 2 1/4" long and fastens to Car with (2) 3/16" screws (on 1 3/4" centers), and a 1/4" center screw.

 

 
 

 

Becket for 1 1/8" Traveller Car: Sch 78-93:

SS Becket for line up to 3/8" diameter attaches with a single 3/16" fastener.

 

 

 

Sheave for 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-36S:

Replacement Sheave for 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Car. Molded Delrin Ball-Bearing Sheave is 1 1/16" OD x 15/32" wide x 3/16" ID. As used on Sch 72-36 Traveller Cars.

 

 
4-wheel Car w/ Control Sheaves & Cam Cleats: Sch 72-37N:

Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-36, above, but with (2) SS Cam Cleats on adjustable plates mounted under the Sheaves, and without Beckets. Provides for a 2-1 purchase. Add (2) Beckets, Sch 78-93, for a 3-1 purchase.

 

 

Basic 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-39:

Basic 6-wheel Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/8" 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 1/2" long with a maximum width of 2".

 

6-wheel Traveller Car w/ Control Sheaves & Beckets: Sch 72-42:

Traveller Car for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track is as Sch 72-39, above, but with (2) Ball-Bearing sheaves mounted under the SS Channel, and (2) SS Beckets, Sch 78-93, mounted above. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

6-wheel Car Conversion Kit: Sch 72-42AC:
Kit includes all materials to convert 6-wheel Car Sch 72-39, to Sch 72-42 Car. Includes top sheave plate, 2 Sheaves, 2 Sch 78-93 Beckets, center Bushing, and (2) 3/16" and (1) 1/4" mounting screws with nuts. Provides for a 3-1 purchase.

 

 
 

 

SS Channel Top for 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-39CT:
SS Channel used on Schaefer 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Cars has a 3/8" Clevis Pin for attachment of mainsheet block. SS Channel is 3 1/2" long and fastens to Car with (2) 3/16" screws (on 3" centers), and a 1/4" center screw.

 

 
 

 

Becket for 1 1/8" Traveller Car: Sch 78-93:

SS Becket for line up to 3/8" diameter attaches with a single 3/16" fastener.

 

 

 

Sheave for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 72-42S:

Replacement Sheave for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Car. Molded Delrin Ball-Bearing Sheave is 1 7/16" OD x 5/8" wide x 3/16" ID. As used on Sch 72-42 Traveller Cars.

 

 

Traveller Control Ends
Control Ends for Schaefer 1 1/8" Travellers feature Ball-Bearing sheaves, removable Beckets, and mount on the Track itself. In cockpits, it is also common to use blocks mounted on the cockpit sides for Control Lines. Track-mount Control Ends are available with or without Cam Cleats and Beckets for 1-1, 2-1, or 3-1 purchase systems.
 
Single Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 74-22:

For 1-1 or 2-1 purchase systems with Cleats mounted separately. Extruded Aluminum ends (4 3/8" long) slide onto track and are held in place with (2) 3/16" FH screws in tapped holes drilled into the Track. Control line dead-ends on control end becket, goes around car sheave, then around Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Becket: Sch 74-25:

For 3-1 purchase systems with Cleats mounted separately. Extruded Aluminum ends (4 3/8" long) slide onto track and are held in place with (2) 3/16" FH screws in tapped holes drilled into the Track. Control line dead-ends on Car becket, goes around upper Control End sheave, around car sheave, then around lower Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: Sch 74-23L:

Double Sheave Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: Sch 74-24R:
Extruded Aluminum ends (4 3/8" long) with integral Cam Cleat slide onto track and are held in place with (2) 3/16" FH screws in tapped holes drilled into the Track. Control line dead-ends on Car becket, goes around upper Control End sheave, around car sheave, then around lower Control End sheave and through cam cleat. For 3-1 purchase systems.

 

 

Main Sheet Block Assemblies
Common Mainsheet Stand-up Block Assemblies to fit Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Cars are listed below. Mainsheet Block Assemblies are also available in many configurations not listed below. Specify Single, Double or Triple, and with or without Becket and/or Cam Cleat.
 

Main Sheet Block Assemblies for 4-wheel Cars
Common Stand-up Mainsheet Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 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.
 
05 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 504-45C4:

05 Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Car, w/ Becket: Sch 504-55C4B:

05 Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 4-wheel Car, w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: Sch 504-75C4BC:
Stand-up Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Block Assemblies attaches to Cars' integral 1/4" Clevis Pin providing a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Block upright in all conditions. Schaefer Series 5 Fiddle Blocks are suitable for up to 7/16" line and have a Safe Working Load of 1750 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 505.

 

 

Main Sheet Block Assemblies for 6-wheel Cars
Common Mainsheet Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 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.

 

07 Mainsheet Single Block for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Car: Sch 704-05C6:

07 Single Block for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Car, w/ Becket: Sch 704-15C6B:
Stand-up Mainsheet Single Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 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 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 1/2" 4W

 

 
07 Mainsheet Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 704-45C6:

07 Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Car, w/ Becket: Sch 704-55C6B:

07 Fiddle Block for 1 1/8" 6-wheel Car, w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: Sch 704-75C6BC:
Stand-up Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assemblies for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 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 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 1/2" 4W

 

 

 


Main Sheet Block Adapters
Special Block Adapters for Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Cars provide a Stand-up spring arrangement to keep the Mainsheet Block upright in all conditions. The Block Adapters below are designed to fit any Schaefer swivel post Block, from a simple Single Block to a Triple Block with Becket and Cam Cleat, and any configuration in between. Common combinations are listed below. See, Mainsheet Block Assemblies.
 
Series 5 Block Adapter for 4-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-45:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 4-wheel Traveller Cars. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 1/4" Clevis Pin and fits all Schaefer Series 5 Blocks that have a 1/2" diameter swivel post. Blocks in any configuration - Single, Fiddle or Triple, with or without Beckets and Cam Cleats are available, please inquire.

 

 
Series 7 Block Adapter for 6-wheel Traveller Car: Sch 78-47:

Mainsheet Stand-up Block Adapter for use on Schaefer 1 1/8" 6-wheel Traveller Cars. Adapter attaches to Cars' integral 3/8" Clevis Pin and fits all Schaefer Series 7 Blocks that have a 5/8" diameter swivel post. Blocks in any configuration - Single, Fiddle or Triple, with or without Beckets and Cam Cleats are available, please inquire.  1.5-4w

 

 

Traveller Kits
Schaefer 1 1/8" 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 1/8" Standard Traveller Kit w/ 4-wheel Car: Sch 72-36Kit:

Kit comes with all hardware to set up an adjustable 3-1 purchase System on Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track. Kit includes 4-wheel Traveller Car, Sch 72-36, (2) Sch 74-90 End Stops, Sch 74-23L and Sch 74-24R Control Ends with Cam Cleat. Suitable for use on most boats up to 27' LOA. Purchase 1 1/8" Traveller Track separately, above.

 

 
1 1/8" Standard Traveller Kit w/ 6-wheel Car: Sch 72-42Kit:

Kit comes with all hardware to set up an adjustable 3-1 purchase System on Schaefer 1 1/8" Traveller Track. Kit includes 6-wheel Traveller Car, Sch 72-42, (2) Sch 74-90 End Stops, Sch 74-23L and Sch 74-24R Control Ends with Cam Cleat. Suitable for use on most boats up to 30' LOA. Purchase 1 1/8" Traveller Track separately, above.
 

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