Andersen #18st Self Tailing Winch

SKU: AN2018000000
Andersens self-tailing winches are made with uncompromising quality, precision and reliability allowing you to manage your sails with the utmost confidence and efficiency. The standard self-tailing winch features a stainless steel drum and sleek black synthetic cap and base.


  • Smooth Power Rib drum has vertical ribs on the surface providing maximum grip with minimum wear on lines
  • The self-tailing system adjusts automatically to suit various line sizes
  • Curved self-tailing arm gives a fair lead, friction is minimized due to the holding power of the drum
  • Aluminum-bronze upper base plate is approximately 2-1/2 times stronger than traditional bronze
  • Clever design and material selection result in strength and weight similar to or lighter than aluminum winches
  • Drum design allows fewer turns on the winch making tacking and sail handling easier
  • Captive pawls and springs make servicing and greasing easy
  • Extremely strong machined AISI 316 cold-pressed stainless steel pawls
  • AISI 329 stainless steel drive shaft
  • Upper and lower bearings are designed to be as far apart as possible, resulting in increased support for the drum while increasing efficiency
  • Large-diameter bearing to absorb drum loads and increase efficiency
  • Servicing is only required every 2 years with normal use
  • 3-Year Warranty


  • Model: 18 ST
  • Speed: Single
  • Drum Diameter (D): 2-3/4" (70mm)
  • Base Diameter (B): 4-3/4" (120mm)
  • Height (H): 5-3/8" (136mm)
  • Line Entry (L): 1-15/16" (50mm)
  • Line Size: 5/16"-9/16" (8-14mm)
  • Weight: 7.28lbs (3.3kg)
  • Gear Ratio 1st speed: 2.6:1
  • Gear Ratio 2nd Speed: NA
  • Power Ratio 1st Speed: 18.8:1
  • Power Ratio 2nd Speed: NA
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