Our Farr 30 4:1 Backstay Control Lines are available with a variety of line options to choose from depending on your performance, cost and personal preferences. All options have ends whipped for added durability.
The line used for this backstay configuration is a high performance, Alpha Ropes SSR line. Alpha Ropes SSR single braid line is extremely versatile. This light, strong, abrasion-resistant and durable rope is popular among Olympic sailors and performance cruisers alike. SSR will not absorb water. It's soft feel and no kink properties make SSR an all-around great sheet line. If you loved Maffioli's Swiftcord and are looking for a replacement, SSR is nearly identical.
- Diameter: 1/4 in (6mm)
- Line: Alpha Ropes SSR - High Performance, Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; low water absorption; durable.