SailTrack Slide and Receptacle Selections

Sail Hardware Selection

Tides Marine, in most cases, recommends that the Maximum Spacing Between Slides is 24 inches.
However, it is recommended that on most systems that a 2 inch reef slide be located within 18 inches of the headboard if possible.
The Track and Slide System comes with a Maximum of 1 slide for every 2 feet of Track included in the price.

Batten Receptacles

SH-200A
Small Batten Receptacle

Includes SH-400 slide.
Accepts flat battens to 1 5/8" wide.
Accepts round receptacles to 1/2" diameter.

SH-200A
Small Batten Receptacle
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SH-200B
Large Batten Receptacle

Includes SH-400 slide.
Accepts flat battens to 2" wide.
Accepts round receptacles to 5/8" diameter.

SH-200B
Large Batten Receptacle
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Slides

SH-500
Headboard Slide

Measures 3 inches in length.

SH-500
Headboard Slide
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SH-401
Reef Slide

Measures 2 inches in length.

SH-401
Reef Slide
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SH-600
Intermediate Slide

Measures 1 3/8 inches in length.

SH-600
Intermediate Slide
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SH-400
Reef/Universal

2 inch Reef Slide with Universal Joint and 10MM stud.

SH-400
Reef/Universal
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SH-402
Universal Joint

Universal Joint that connects an SH-401 to a Batten Receptacle.

SH-402
Universal Joint
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SH-403
Battslide

Slide to accept original Battslide receptacles.

SH-403
Battslide
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Tides Marine also offers 3 of the Stainless Steel slides in a Pinless Version.

SH-500
Pinless Slide

Measures 3 inches in length.

SH-500
Pinless Slide
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SH-401
Pinless Slide

Measures 2 inches in length.

SH-401
Pinless Slide
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SH-600
Pinless Slide

Measures 1 3/8 inches in length.

SH-600
Pinless Slide
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Slide Placement Recommendations

1. Stainless Steel Slides or Naval Brass Slides

You have two slide options. The first is hand-polished cast stainless slides. The second is machined naval brass slides.

There is a cost difference between the two options.

  • Track Only:   $13.65 per Foot
  • SailTrack System with Stainless Steel Slides:   $29.10 per Foot
  • SailTrack System with Naval Brass Slides: $32.96 per Foot.

2. Slides and batten receptacles are included in the price of the Tides Track System. Tides provides each customer with one (1) slide or receptacle of their choosing for every two (2) feet of track in the system.

Example: 40 feet of track comes with 20 assorted slides and receptacles.

More slides can be ordered at an extra cost.

3. Please review the schematic on this page.

SailTrack

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