HCB Battens

The benchmark in sail shape control.

About HCB Battens

World leader in composite rigging, Future Fibres has applied its expertise to make some of the most advanced sail battens on the planet, from its high-tech production facility in Valencia. HCB Battens specialises in the design and production of proven-quality sail battens and componentry, covering everything from Grand-Prix racing and blue-water cruising, all the way up to record-breaking superyachts.


Using high-quality pre-preg carbon fibre, HCB Battens are manufactured to the industry’s highest lamination standards, with minimum resin content, ideal bend characteristics, weight to stiffness, and low friction properties. A full range of hardware for inboard and outboard ends is available, with two batten types at multiple lengths, also compatible with the fittings from other suppliers.

Turnkey solutions engineered to your sail maker’s specific stiffness,

HCB Battens are precision-designed for high-performance.

Benefits of HCB Battens

Low Friction

Smooth, polished surface reduces friction against the sail inside the pocket.

Reliability & Performance

The best weight-to-stiffness properties available.

Quality Composite

Our manufacturing method provides the best quality laminate and optimum resin content.


Turnkey solutions for easy shipping, and easy joining upon arrival.

Made in Europe

Manufactured at Future Fibres’ leading-edge facility in Valencia, allowing fast shipping to anywhere in the world.