Spinlock is an independent and innovative company, widely acknowledged as the world expert in rope-holding. Based in Cowes, UK, Spinlock has over thirty years’ experience of designing and manufacturing rope holding equipment for sailing boats, from dinghies up to the largest superyachts.


Spinlock’s cleats, clutches and jammers hold ropes from 2mm to 32mm in diameter and loads up to 12,000kg. The expert skills of their Special Projects Team are valued by America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Open 60’s and superyacht captains for the reliability of their custom rope handling solutions.