Maxwell Winches
Winches, Capstans and Windlasses for


  • Vertical design suits smaller powerboats or sailboats and can be utilised for anchor rodes, as a docking capstan on larger craft, or auxiliary line hauling from any direction.
  • High quality finish on above deck components, hard wearing chrome over marine-grade bronze.
  • Functional rope hauling from any direction using independent MAX-grip™ snag-free warping drum for positive control of all ropes.
  • Simplified through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the topworks utilising marine-grade stainless steel bolts.
  • Alternative gearbox/motor positions accommodate virtually all installation situations.
  • Compact, reliable gearbox, made of corrosion resistant materials.
  • Anodized aluminium gearbox and spacer on VC500 and VC1000 models.
  • Heavy duty, dual direction motors, designed for marine winches.
  • Easily disassembled for servicing.
  • Can be mounted horizontally for use as a pot hauler or davit winch.
VC Vertical Capstan Series Series Feature Image
MAX GripStandard Equipment
Optional Extras
Extra deck clearance
Traditional bronze finish
Hydraulic motor
Foot switches
Circuit breaker/isolator panel