All of the 16mm blocks (except the mast base blocks) have been replaced with T18 bocks to reduce weight and friction whilst refreshing the look. The downhaul top block has been upgraded to a 29mm T2 block to eliminate the line drag on the block as much as possible.
The XD kits have been upgraded to use the latest T18 and T2 block ranges from Harken. These upgrades ensure the XD kits continue to use the latest and most innovative products whilst embracing the changes that the top sailors have been making.
The T18 and T2 blocks are the lightest soft attach blocks that Harken have ever designed, have larger sheave diameters (than the 16mm blocks they replace) to reduce line friction further and bring the XD kit’s look right up to date to maintain it’s must have kit status!