The Harken 150 Cam-Matic cam cleat is the work-horse of sailing hardware. Designed by Peter Harken and introduced in 1979, this little device is relied on by countless sailors to grip and release everything from sheets to halyards with smooth and easy action. In fact, the Cam-Matic has since become Harken’s best-selling product, with over 1 million sold worldwide.

At its core, like any great product, the Cam-Matic is the result of great design. Watch this video to learn all about the key design features that power the Harken 150 Cam-Matic…

Download this helpful infographic to keep track of all the Cammatic 150’s key features:

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