Contender UK
Contender UK
Unit 12b The IO Centre
Stephenson Road
Segensworth South
Fareham
Hampshire
PO15 5RU
United Kingdom
Mehler
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RBS
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Stayput

RBS Carbon Leech Battens

RBS Carbon is the ultimate upgrade for performance and weight saving, with the complete RBS range available in carbon. These carbon battens uses the highest quality aircraft grade carbon fibre offering a weight saving of up to 50% to help maximise performance. We would always recommend consulting with your local sailmaker before using carbon battens to ensure they are suitable for the application.

A range of battens tapered with soft tips. They offer excellent durability and are designed to be used in the leeches of mainsails and jibs alike.

As a guide, 10mm widths are primarily used for main and jib battens for Dinghies and smaller One Design classes. 15mm width battens are used in smaller mains and jibs. 19mm and 25mm width battens are used for mains and jibs for larger boats of 30ft and over.

RBS Batten Code - An example of an RBS order code: E19230/100F (E - 19 - 230 / 100 - F)
E19230/100F - The code will always start with E or CB for Epoxy or Carbon
E19230/100F - The next 2 numbers represent batten width in millimetres (10mm, 15mm etc)
E19230/100F - The 3 following numbers are thickness in inches (.160, .230 etc)
E19230/100F - The next measurement is order length in centimetres (/100, /240 etc)
E19230/100F - The last letter states the taper with F for flex/leech batten, C a compression/full batten, R a reverse compression for a flat, full entry or NT for non-tapered

RBS have established themselves at the top of the market with their range of specially formulated epoxy battens, offering ultimate performance and durability whilst still being cost effective. Using the standard batten widths and lengths offers maximum flexibility in batten selection and the use of standardised batten pockets in the loft for maximum production efficiency and flexibility. The basis of the RBS range is their unique epoxy matrix which has allowed them to combine maximum strength for weight, with exceptionally soft batten tips in their leech battens, whilst also increasing durability.

Custom Batten Specifications If you cannot find the specification you require we can offer RBS battens made to order for your specific length, stiffness, taper and finishing, with a lead time of approximately 10 working days. For an added touch provide us with your logo and/or boat name and have this printed onto the batten. This is particularly great for batten sets.

One Design Batten Sets If you have a one design class you regularly build sails for we can store your batten set specification and allow you to call off sets as you need them that will come trimmed to the correct length with your choice of caps, printed logos and labels to go straight into the sail. Contact us for more information and pricing.




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