Snatch blocks are one of the most versatile tools available for cruising or racing. The flexibility of these blocks makes them ideal for use as genoa leads, spinnaker controls or short sheet leads. Schaefer's Snatch blocks use an investment cast snap shackle attached with a ball joint enabling full rotation as well as a 15 degree tilting action. This flexibility allows for quick attachment. Urethane cheek covers protect your deck from damage. Each block has an integral bail allowing you to "hang" the block with a shockcord. Strength, flexibility and Schaefer's reputation allow you to sail easier and safer.