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C-30 Mid Boom Traveler
Upgrade Deck Mount

Part #: K1932
This Catalina 30 traveler replaces your original, arched mid boom traveler. As you have probably noticed, the arch on the original traveler causes it to be difficult to adjust. The distance between the boom and the traveler increases as the car is eased away from the centerline of the boat. As a result, when the mainsheet is strapped in going to weather, the traveler will not move to leeward when the traveler control is released. This flat track eliminates the problem.

View the video below to see our tech support staff install this traveler on a 1984 Catalina 30.
Kit includes track, car, stainless steel risers, control blocks with a 5:1 purchase and cleats. The risers eliminate the original wood mounting blocks providing a less obstructed view forward. Since the plane of the mounting stanchion lies fore and aft, you can look above, below, or past without the traveler or teak block being in your line of sight. If you prefer using the original mounting holes (in exchange for a bit less visibility forward), click on our other kit pictured below under "May we also suggest". For your reference, the risers are 9" high from deck to mounting surface if the the two surfaces are held parallel.

Recirculating ball bearings support the load on the traveler car without binding. This new car is equipped with three mainsheet block shackles. You may use the center shackle only if you are reusing your old triple mainsheet block. If you are also upgrading the blocks, use the three shackles to use three single blocks instead for less chafe.

Traveler car bearings:
• Hi load Torlon bearings (take the load from the mainsheet): 240
• Delrin bearings (support an unloaded car during a jibe): 240

Control lines and cleats provide mechanical advantage to bring the car to weather. Even under high mainsheet loads, one can trim the traveler car with ease. Backing plates shown are included.

If boat is equipped with a dodger: Order the traveler control dodger retrofit kit below.

The most common question asked about installation is "What do I do with the old mounting holes?" I recommend the installation of dummy fasteners to fill the old holes. On deck they will look like they are securing something below. From inside they will look like they are securing something on deck. No one but you will ever notice them. If you attempt to repair the holes and match the non-skid pattern the look will shout "Repair!" After removing the teak blocks from the deck, relieve the holes with a countersink bit so flat head machine screws can be inserted flush with the deck.

• Mounting pads: 2-1/2 X 6-1/2"
• Outside of port mounting pad to outside of starboard mounting pad: 72-5/8"
• Extension from end of track to outside of mounting pad: 3-1/2" per side

1) This item does not conform to the shipping table in the Shopping Cart. Additional shipping must be calculated. When you place your order we always call with a shipping quote before billing your card. For a quote in advance, just call 800/959-7245.

2) Mounting screws for the risers should be 1/4" flathead fasteners. We are unable to provide them or the fasteners for the halyard lift turning blocks as the thickness of the fiberglass can vary substantially from one boat to another.

Technical Support

Traveler Upgrade
An upgrade for which both you and your crew will be thankful.