Conventional Reels - Gear ratio describes how many spool rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
Spinning Reels - Gear ratio describes how many rotor rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
It takes a reel that is tougher, stronger and with the durability to stand up to offshore conditions. The Alphamar is a true offshore reel that offers the performance and durability needed when blue water fishing. A one piece X-Cräftic™ alloy frame provides corrosion resistance while the Carbon Matrix™ drag system sets the standard for huge drag ranges. You can count on the Alphamar to never let you down on that fish of a lifetime.