Cruisers with boats in the 50-60ft range can now enjoy push-button mainsheet trimming, thanks to this Touch Trim system from Harken. With Touch Trim, the mainsheet is no longer in the cockpit, but is self-contained in the boom, where it is controlled by an electric motor turning a ball screw.
Two different models are available to accommodate in-mast reefing or a standard mainsail. The standard mainsail system includes integral two-point reefing and can accommodate an on-boom sail cover. Touch Trim booms are available with a white or anodized aluminum finish.
From $35,000. Harken Inc. harken.com