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Running Rigging

Running Rigging Rope Chooser

Select the right rope diameter to suit your sail area from the table below :
Table as a guide only, assuming that ropes are in good condition and used in 35-knot max wind circumstances.

Sail area 10 m² 20 m² 30 m² 40 m² 50 m² 60 m² 80 m²
Dyneema Ø 5 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16
Dyneema AC - - - - Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14
Vectran Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 14 -
Braid 16 Ø 8 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 - - -
Braid 32 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 Ø 18 -
Dyneema Ø 5 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16
Dyneema 75 Ø 3 Ø 5 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 10
Vectran Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 - -
Braid 16 Ø 8 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 - - -
Braid 32 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 Ø 18 -
Dyneema Ø 6 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16
Dyneema AC - - - Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 -
Braid 16 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 14 Ø 16 - - -
Braid 32 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 Ø 18 -
Braid 16 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 16 Ø 16
Matt polyester
16
Ø 8 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 - -
Matt polyester
32
Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 12 Ø 14 Ø 14 Ø 16 -
Dyneema Ø 3 Ø 3 Ø 4 Ø 4 Ø 5 Ø 5 Ø 5
Braid 16 - - Ø 6 Ø 6 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 8
Polypropylene
16
Ø 5 Ø 6 Ø 8 Ø 10 Ø 10 - -
 

 

 

Running rigging

Dyneema®

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Dyneema® ¤91I

¤75 with 32 plaits polyester cover.
Combines resistance, lightweight and low stretch. Hydrophobic¤88I

¤ and very flexible. Abrasion and UV-resistant.
Holds well in cleats and self-tailing winches.
Lightweight and traction-resistant sheet recommended for racing.
Ideal for spinnaker sheets and guys, runners and backstays, mainsail and jeeb sheets.
Easy to splice.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length White Blue Green Red
Reference Reference Reference Reference
8 mm 3600 kg 44 kg 220 m 51183 51180 51181 51182
10 mm 4750 kg 67 kg 110 m 51187 51184 51185 51186
12 mm 6300 kg 95 kg 110 m 51191 51188 51189 51190
14 mm 8700 kg 121 kg 110 m 51195 51192 51193 51194
16 mm 10000 kg 147 kg 110 m 51199 51196 51197 51198
18 mm 11500 kg 195 kg 110 m 51203 51200 51201 51202
Running rigging

Dyneema® AC

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Dyneema® 75 with Kevlar cover.
High strength, excellent abrasion and heat resistance. Easy to use under extreme load, this sheet is suitable for racing on big units.
UV-resistant.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Yellow/red Yellow/black
Reference Reference
10 mm 5200 kg 73 kg 110 m 51228 51229
12 mm 6900 kg 98 kg 110 m 51230 51231
14 mm 9000 kg 127 kg 110 m 51232 51233
Running rigging

Dyneema® 75

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Uncovered Dyneema (r) 75.
High strength. Suitable for replacing or strengthening rigging: fixing blocks or runners. Allows for minimum rigging weight. Requires experienced handling to optimise its performance.
Very easy to splice.


Accessory:
Protection coating for Dyneema® 75: 47929
500 ml bottle.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Grey
Reference
2,5 mm 650 kg 3 g 50 m 51628
3 mm 1100 kg 6 g 50 m 51234
4 mm 2000 kg 9 g 100 m 51235
5 mm 2900 kg 13 g 100 m 51236
6 mm 4200 kg 23 g 100 m 51237
8 mm 6700 kg 33 g 100 m 51238
10 mm 10700 kg 51 g 100 m 51239
12 mm 16400 kg 75 g 100 m 51240
Version Reference Description
Protection coating for Dyneema® 75 47929 500 ml bottle.
Accessorie:
Running rigging

Vectran®

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Vectran®¤90I

¤ with 24 plaits polyester cover.
Excellent traction resistance and no kinking¤89I

¤.
Excellent resistance to chafing. Low stretch.
The polyester cover holds well and provides an excellent UV and abrasion resistance. Traction-resistant, it is suitable for use under extreme load: halyards, backstays, bobstays and spinnaker boom pendants.
Easy to splice.

*Vectran® is a registered trade mark of Hoechst.
**Kinking is the stretching of a material submitted to a strong and continuous action. It is often generated by a molecular modification of the structure.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Blue Green Red Gold
Reference Reference Reference Reference
4 mm 525 kg 12 g 220 m 51204 51205 51206 51207
6 mm 1200 kg 28 g 220 m 51208 51209 51210 51211
8 mm 2400 kg 48 g 220 m 51212 51213 51214 51215
10 mm 4000 kg 69 g 110 m 51216 51217 51218 51219
12 mm 5100 kg 99 g 110 m 51220 51221 51222 51223
14 mm 7500 kg 123 g 110 m 51224 51225 51226 51227
Running rigging

Braid 16

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Braid on braid 16.
Handles for multiple cruising yacht applications: halyards, sheets, reef-in sheets, headsail reefing sheets and topping lifts.
Polyester offers a strong abrasion and UV-resistance.
Good resistance to traction and low stretch combined with flexibility and shock absorption capacity.
Easy to splice.
Ø Length Weight/m Break load Blue Green Red Gold
6 mm 220 m 22 g 820 kg 51241 51242 51243 51244
8 mm 220 m 40 g 1500 kg 51245 51246 51247 51248
10 mm 220 m 68 g 2100 kg 51249 51250 51251 51252
12 mm 220 m 93 g 2900 kg 51253 51254 51255 51256
14 mm 220 m 126 g 3800 kg 51257 51258 51259 51260
16 mm 110 m 188 g 5000 kg 51261 51262 51263 51264
Running rigging

Braid 16 solid

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Braid on braid 16, solid colour.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Blue Green Red Gold
Reference Reference Reference Reference
8 mm 1500 kg 40 g 220 m 51265 51266 51267 51268
10 mm 2100 kg 68 g 110 m 51269 51270 51271 51272
12 mm 2900 kg 93 g 110 m 51273 51274 51275 51276
14 mm 3800 kg 126 g 110 m 51277 51278 51279 51280
Running rigging

Braid 32

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Parallel polyester core with 32 plaits.
The parallel core provides low stretch and good hold in cleats.
Ideal for ropes withstanding heavy loads: halyards, backstays, kicker tackle.
Easy to splice.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Black Blue Green Red
Reference Reference Reference Reference
8 mm 1800 kg 45 g 220 m 51282 51281 51284 51283
10 mm 2500 kg 73 g 220 m 51286 51285 51288 51287
12 mm 3300 kg 95 g 220 m 51290 51289 51292 51291
14 mm 4300 kg 135 g 220 m 51294 51293 51296 51295
16 mm 5800 kg 183 g 110 m 51298 51297 51300 51299
18 mm 7500 kg 210 g 110 m 51302 51301 51304 51303
Running rigging

Matt polyester 16

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
16 plait Matt polyester.
Ideal for general purpose sheets.
Soft cover provides smooth grip.
UV-resistant, low stretch.
Easy to splice.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Black Blue Green Red
Reference Reference Reference Reference
4 mm 250 kg 10 g 330 m 51305 51308 51307 51306
6 mm 745 kg 26 g 220 m 51309 51312 51311 51310
8 mm 890 kg 38 g 220 m 51313 51316 51315 51314
10 mm 1810 kg 60 g 110 m 51317 51320 51319 51318
12 mm 2630 kg 85 g 110 m 51321 51324 51323 51322
14 mm 2800 kg 107 g 110 m 51325 51328 51327 51326
Running rigging

Matt polyester 32

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
16-plait polyester braid with 32-plait discontinued polyester cover.
Very flexible rope: works particularly well for sheets.
Comfortable handling, soft touch, holds well in self-tailing and winches.
Good UV resistance.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Black Natural Blue Gold Yellow
10 mm 1700 kg 64 g 110 m 51339 51343 51340 51341 51342
12 mm 2300 kg 88 g 110 m 51344 51348 51345 51346 51347
14 mm 2900 kg 114 g 110 m 51349 51353 51350 51351 51352
16 mm 3400 kg 159 g 110 m 51354 51358 51355 51356 51357
6 mm 570 kg 26 g 220 m 51333 51330 51331 51332
8 mm 1200 kg 37 g 220 m 51338 51335 51336 51337
8 mm 570 kg 26 g 220 m 51329
9 mm 1200 kg 37 g 220 m 51334
Running rigging

16-plait polypropylene

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Light and buoyant rope, works particularly well for the spinnaker sheet with light breeze or for the floating line.
Ø Break load Weight/m Length Yellow
Reference
10 mm 760 kg 45 g 220 m 51365
2 mm 100 kg 2 g 660 m 51359
3 mm 180 kg 4 g 660 m 51360
4 mm 225 kg 8 g 330 m 51361
5 mm 335 kg 12 g 220 m 51362
6 mm 370 kg 17 g 220 m 51363
8 mm 500 kg 30 g 220 m 51364
Running rigging

Hemp style polypropylene

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
3-strand rope made of synthetic fibre, which looks and feels like traditional hemp rope.
Excellent breaking load and resistance to abrasion. Low stretch, easy to splice.
Ø Reference Break load Length
8 mm 14118 650 kg 100 m
10 mm 14119 1100 kg 100 m
12 mm 14120 1350 kg 100 m
14 mm 14121 1550 kg 100 m
16 mm 14122 2000 kg 100 m
Running rigging

Whipping twine

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Description Reference
48261
48262
Running rigging
Ready-to-use halyards

A. Mainsail halyard

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Braided polyester and shackle, red fleck.
Ø Length Reference
8 mm 30 m 27488
10 mm 33 m 27489
12 mm 36 m 27490
Running rigging
Ready-to-use halyards

B. Headsail halyard

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Braided polyester and snap shackle, blue fleck.
Ø Length Reference
8 mm 30 m 27491
10 mm 33 m 27492
12 mm 36 m 27493
Running rigging
Ready-to-use halyards

C. Spinnaker halyard

Select the right ropes from the following three categories, according to their use?
• Halyards : low stretch, excellent on self-tailing winches and high strength properties.
Manoeuvring: good traction resistance for kicker tackles and topping lifts, runners and backstays, reef-in sheets or headsail
reefing sheets.
• Sheets: Good shock-resistance, easy grip, optimum hold on winches.
Braided polyester and snap shackle, yellow fleck.
Ø Length Reference
8 mm 30 m 27494
10 mm 33 m 27495
12 mm 36 m 27496
 
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Matt Polyester 32 Natural 12mm 110M

£244.41


 
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 2mm 1000M
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 2mm 1000M

£167.22


 
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 3mm 300M
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 3mm 300M

£63.01


 
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 4mm 200M
8 Plt Polypropylene Yellow 4mm 200M

£76.68


 

Blue Waxed Whipping Twine 1 mm

£7.92


 

Cruising Dyneema 12mm 100M

£781.89


 

Cruising Dyneema 10mm 100M

£477.99


 

Cruising Dyneema 8mm 100M

£327.60


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 10mm 110M

£176.33


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 12mm 110M

£244.41


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 14mm 110M

£309.05


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 16mm 110M

£420.91


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 6mm 220M

£164.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Black 8mm 220M

£217.84


 
Matt Polyester 32 Blue  6mm 220M
Matt Polyester 32 Blue 6mm 220M

£164.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Blue 10mm 110M

£176.63


 

Matt Polyester 32 Blue 14mm 110M

£309.05


 

Matt Polyester 32 Blue 16mm 110M

£420.91


 

Matt Polyester 32 Blue 8mm 220M

£217.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 10mm 110M

£176.63


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 12mm 110M

£244.41


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 14mm 110M

£309.05


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 16mm 110M

£420.91


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 6mm 220M

£164.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Gold 8mm 220M

£217.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Natural 10mm 110M

£176.63


 

Matt Polyester 32 Natural 14mm 110M

£309.05


 

Matt Polyester 32 Natural 16mm 110M

£420.91


 

Matt Polyester 32 Natural 6mm 220M

£164.84


 

Matt Polyester 32 Red 10mm 110M

£176.63


 
 
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