North West Marine Distributors
26940 26th Avenue, Aldergrove, B.C. Canada, V4W 4A4

North West Marine Distributors - Muir Compact 1600

Tel: (604) 607-7901

Muir Windlasses

Product Features

  • Rope chain combination gypsy for rope & chain combination or chain only
  • Manual Override System (MORS)
  • Cleat on housing
  • Heavy duty dual direction motor in 12 & 24V DC, Hydraulic (HR2500 only)
  • New durable and low-maintenance composite housing
  • Fully enclosed motor & gearbox
  • Independent gypsy and capstan operation
  • Luxury chromed marine grade bronze / 316 Stainless steel running gear
  • Stainless steel drive shaft
  • Cone clutch/brake
  • Shaft seal
  • Clutch release handle
  • Installation/Operation booklet

Muir Compact 1600

The powerful Compact range of horizontal windlasses provides the perfect alternative to vertical models for all recreational, commercial and fishing vessels up to 25 metres.

Muir Compact 1600 / 2500

The Compact series of horizontal windlasses are ideal for installations where chain locker space is at a premium or not easily accessible. These complete above deck units are constructed from durable marine alloy or new low-maintenance composite  housings enclosing the powerful and heavy duty motor and gearbox, waterproofing and protecting it from the harsh elements.

All running gear is designed for durability and performance, manufactured from marine grade bronze with luxury chrome or optional traditional polished bronze finish.


Vessel length
9-13m (29-42ft)
Motor Wattage
Hydraulic Pressure
Hydraulic Flow
Max load
545kg (1200 lb)
Work Load
125kg (275 lb)
Amps Work Load
Max Line Speed
14.5m/min (46ft/min)
Chain Size
6-8-10mm (1/4" - 3/8" - 1/2")
Rope Size
12-14-16mm (1/2" - 9/16" - 5/8")
Net Weight
DC 25kg (55 lb) - DC HYD 24kg (53 lb)
316 Stainless Steel
Standard Equipment
RCMS, Footswitch, Handle
Manual Override System