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Model DW 15 DW 12 DW 10 DW 08 DW 06
Vessel Length 12-14m (40-47ft) 10-12m (34-40ft) 8-10m (26-34ft) 5-8m (13-23ft) 4-7m (13-23ft)
Power Supply (DC) 12/24V 12/24V 12/24V 12V 12V
Motor (Watts) 1500 1200 1000 600 400
Max Load 390kg (860lb) at 8m/min 312kg (690lb) at 7m/min 260kg (575lb) at 7m/min 180kg (400lb) at 7m/min 120kg (264lb) at 6m/min
Work Load 112kg (247lb) at 25m/min 90kg (198lb) at 33m/min 75kg (165lb) at 33m/min 55kg (121lb) at 33m/min 40kg (88lb) at 33m/min
Amps Work Load 185/90 150/70 125/60 80 60
Max Line Speed 25m/min (80ft/min) 33m/min 33m/min 33m/min 33m/min
Chain Size 10-12mm (3/8-1/2") 8-10mm (5/16-3/8") 8-10mm (5/16-3/8") 6-8mm (1/4-5/16") 6mm (1/4")
Rope Size 12mm (1/2") 10mm (3/8") 10mm (3/8") 8mm (5/16") 6mm (1/4")
Net Weight 35/37kg 32/34kg 30/31kg 15/16kg 15/16kg
Capacity (Drum) 100m of 8mm line, 6m of 8mm chain, 80m of 10mm line 100m of 8mm line, 6m of 8mm chain, 80m of 10mm line 100m of 8mm line, 6m of 8mm chain, 80m of 10mm line 6m of 6mm chain, 80m of 6mm line, 80m of 8mm line 6m of 6mm chain, 80m of 6mm line

There are a number of important criteria to be considered when choosing the correct drum winch that will meet your needs. These include the vessel size, displacement, anchor size and rode selection. Muir offers and extensive range of drum winches with models to suit boats from 4 to 14 metres (13–47ft).

Power up / Power Down Operation

If necessary the Freefall Drum Winch can be powered down without free-fall. This can be done by loosening the Declutcher with the Clutch Handle and allowing the Declutcher to drop to the bottom of the slot.


  • Designed and made in Australia.
  • Drum-316 stainless Steel.
  • Inc. Reversing Solenoid, circuit breaker and Up / Down Rocker switch.
  • “Tangle free” rope and chain operation.
  • Compact Anchoring system to suit boats with little or no anchor rode storage.
  • Simple installation.
  • Fitting Instructions Included with full electrical wiring diagram.
  • 3 year limited warranty

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Located deep in the wild Southern Ocean, Tasmania’s harsh and
challenging marine environment means that anything made here must
be made well. And it must be made to last.

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