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Flying Tiger 10M: Important Information From Our Rigging Department

Flying Tiger 10M: Important Information From Our Rigging Department

We Custom Make Rigging When You Order It
If you would like to use a line type, diameter, length or configuration different than what we have listed below, give our Customer Service Department a call at (800)729.9767 and we’ll be happy to customize a solution for you.

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When Will Your Order Ship?
APS will contact you with within one business day with a day-definite shipping date for your rigging order. All rigging orders are processed on a first come, first served basis and our shipping dates are determined by the current volume of orders in our Rigging Department. Please be aware that at the peak of our season (May - August), rigging times may exceed three business days.

For quicker navigation of our available options, you may choose from the list below or scroll through this page for all of our class legal Flying Tiger 10M rigging options:
FT 10 Backstay FT 10 Cunningham FT 10 Spinnaker Pole Control Lines
FT 10 Tack Line FT 10 Traveler (Continuous) FT 10 Traveler (Non-Continous)
FT 10 Vang





Flying Tiger 10M: Backstay System


Flying Tiger 10 Backstay
Diameter: 1/4" (8mm)
Line Options:
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption

There are three parts to our Flying Tiger 10M Backstay. First, there is the backstay itself, made of Amsteel Blue, with two eye splices for connection to the mast and to the upper backstay cascade block. The cascade is a two piece system, with an upper and lower leg -- again, both have eye splices for connection to the transom and their respective blocks.

FT10230 FT10 Backstay (Lower Cascade): Amsteel Blue Price: $40.50 FT10235 FT10 Backstay (Upper Cascade): Amsteel Blue Price: $40.50
FT10240 FT10 Backstay: Amsteel Blue Price: $98.25



Flying Tiger 10M: Cunningham


Flying Tiger 10 Cunningham
Diameter: 3/16" (5mm) & 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable

There are two parts to our Flying Tiger 10M Cunningham. The Cunningham Primary line that goes through the mainsail is made with Amsteel Blue to take on the load of the mainsail. There are eye splices on both ends of the Primary for connection to the reefing hook and the cunningham control block. The Cunningham Control line is made with Swiftcord and is whipped on both ends.

FT10170 FT10 Cunningham (Cascade): Amsteel Blue Price: $35.55 FT10175 FT10 Cunningham (Control): Swiftcord Price: $18.16



Flying Tiger 10M: Spinnaker Pole Control Lines


Flying Tiger 10 Spinnaker Pole Control Lines
Diameter: 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
New England Sta-Set Club/Economy Performance Polyester core provides moderate stretch with some water absorption

There are two lines that control the asymmetrical spinnaker pole on the Flying Tiger 10M -- the Pole Launching Line and the Pole Restricting Line. The launching line is made of Sta-Set with end whips on both ends for durability -- the pole restricting line (which stops the pole from flying back in too far during retraction) has the same setup.

FT10190 FT10 Pole Launcher: Sta-Set Price: $56.81 FT10195 FT10 Pole Restrictor: Sta-Set Price: $15.40



Flying Tiger 10M: Tack Line


Flying Tiger 10 Tack Line
Diameter: 5/16" (8mm)
Line Options:
Yale MaxiBraid Plus High Performance Dyneema SK-75 core provides negligible stretch with a durable polyester cover

Our Flying Tiger 10M Tack Line is made with Yale MaxiBraid Plus because of its low stretch and durable cover. We splice a Ronstan Snap Shackle into the working end of the line for easy connection to the spinnaker and end whip the dead end for durability.

FT10160 FT10 Tack Line: Maxibraid Plus Price: $138.80



Flying Tiger 10M: Traveler (Continuous)


Flying Tiger 10 Traveler (Continuous)
Diameter: 5/16" (8mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
New England Sta-Set Club/Economy Performance Polyester core provides moderate stretch with some water absorption

For those boats preferring a continuous traveler system for the Flying Tiger 10M, we offer both Swiftcord and Sta-Set as options. Each has an eye spliced at either end for attachment to the traveler car.

FT10150 FT10 Traveler (Continuous): Swiftcord Price: $105.42 FT10151 FT10 Traveler (Continuous): Sta-Set Price: $55.04



Flying Tiger 10M: Traveler (Non-Continuous)


Flying Tiger 10 Traveler (Non-Continuous)
Diameter: 5/16" (8mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
New England Sta-Set Club/Economy Performance Polyester core provides moderate stretch with some water absorption

For boats preferring a non-continuous traveler system for the Flying Tiger 10M, we offer both Swiftcord and Sta-Set as options. Each has an eye spliced on one end for attachment to the traveler car and the other end is whipped for durability.

FT10152 FT10 Traveler (Non-Continuous): Swiftcord Price: $70.10 FT10153 FT10 Traveler (Non Continuous): Sta-Set Price: $43.20



Flying Tiger 10M: Vang


Flying Tiger 10 Vang
Diameter: 3/8" (9mm) & 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable

There are two parts to our Flying Tiger 10M Vang. The Vang Cascade line is made with Amsteel Blue to handle the working loads of the FT 10 mainsail -- it has an eye splice on both ends for connection to the mast base and the purchase block. The Vang Control line is made with Swiftcord for ease of handling with both ends whipped.

FT10220 FT10 Vang (Control): Swiftcord Price: $95.60 FT10221 FT10 Vang (Cascade): Amsteel Blue Price: $43.80

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