Testimonials

Pontos winches can transform the way you sail.

Here are some testimonials from sailors who have been using Pontos winches. 

A comparison of a Trimmer with a standard 2 speed winch:

Using Grinders and a Trimmer on a two handed race

Read the glowing testimonial from Peter Johnstone, the CEO of Gunboat, who make some of the most exciting boats in the world. Recently they have fitted Pontos Grinder winches to their radical Gunboat G4, a fantastic foiling cruising catamaran.

Using a Pontos Compact on an International 6m

“The four-speed wonder winch” Read the views of Alison Noice, one of the most respected and experienced yachting authors Yachtmaster Examiners in the country

93 year old sailor finds his sailing is better with Pontos Trimmers

Trimmer 40s make a difference on a Moody 335

Trimmer 40s transform quality of life on a Contest 38

Making lighter work of a large genoa – or – Choosing Pontos 4 speed winches from  Mark and Judith Grimwade, President of the UK’s Cruising Association, who fitted Pontos Trimmers to their beautiful ex-Admiral’s Cup boat, ‘Wizard of Paget’.

10/10 from Jonty! Jonty Pearce, a regular contributor to Yachting Monthly reviewed his Pontos Trimmer winches in the ‘Tried and Tested’ section of the magazine.

“Changing to Pontos 4-speed winches – the best thing I ever did?” Grinder 40s on a German mainsheet system.  – Read Chris Rustom’s experience of changing to Grinder 40s for his German mainsheet system