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Melges 24 Control Lines

Melges 24 Control Lines

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 Melges 24 rigging options:

Control Lines
Melges 24 Tack Line - MaxiBraid Melges 24 Backstay Control Line
Melges 24 Tack Line - Covered Amsteel Melges 24 Furler Line
Melges 24 Tack Line - Covered with Equiplite Melges 24 Traveler Line
Melges 24 Pole Extender Line





Melges 24 Tack Line - Covered Amsteel

Melges 24 Tack Line - Covered Amsteel
Diameter: 3/16"
Line Option:
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption


Our Melges 24 Tack Line with Covered Amsteel is made of 3/16" Amsteel covered with 5/16" Yale Cover Only. Ends are Whipped. Also available with an Equiplite Shackle.

M24351 Melges 24 Tack Line: Covered Amsteel Price: $101.24 M24352 Melges 24 Tack Line: Covered Amsteel w/Equiplie Price: $292.95



Melges 24 Tack Line - MaxiBraid


Melges 24 - Tack Line
Diameters: 5/16" (8mm)
Line Options:
Yale MaxiBraid Plus High Performance UHMWPE (Spectra) core provides negligible stretch with a durable polyester cover


Our Melges 24 Tack Line is stripped back with both ends whipped for durability.

M24350 Melges 24 Tack Line: Maxibraid Plus Price: $91.57


Melges 24 Tack Line with Equiplite

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Melges 24 Tack Line with Equiplite


Melges 24 - Tack Line with Equiplite
Diameters: 3/16" (8mm)
Line Options:
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption
New England ARCHigh PerformanceTechnora/Nomex/Polyester Blend; Cover Only; Prevents surface melting/surging under high loads


Our Melges 24 Tack Line with Equiplite Shackle is made of 3/16" Amsteel covered with ARC Cover.

M24353 Melges 24 Tack Line: ARC Cover, Amsteel w/Equiplite Price: $329.52



Melges 24 Furler Line

Melges 24 Furler Line
Diameter:
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
Marlow Super Pre-Stretch Mid-Range Performance Pre-stretched Polyester provides slight stretch with low water absorption; runs quickly


Furler Lines are whipped at both ends.

M24345 Melges 24 Furler Line: Swiftcord Price: $27.02 M24346 Melges 24 Furler Line: Super Pre-Stretch Price: $23.57



Melges 24 Traveler Line - Continuous


Melges 24 Traveler Line - Continuous
Diameters: 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
Marlow Super Pre-Stretch Mid-Range Performance Pre-stretched Polyester provides slight stretch with low water absorption; runs quickly
Paraloc Piranha High Performance Dyneema SK-75 core provides zero stretch with an interwoven durable polyester cover


The Melges 24 Continuous Traveler Line is fitted with an eye splice on both ends for a clean, easy installation.

M24140 Melges 24 Traveler Line: Swiftcord Price: $52.56 M24141 Melges 24 Traveler Line: Super Pre-Stretch Price: $29.60
M24142 Melges 24 Traveler Line: Paraloc Piranha Price: $58.16



Melges 24 Backstay Control/Adjusting Line


Melges 24 Backstay Control Line
Diameters: 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable


The Melges 24 Backstay Control Line is fitted with an end whips on both dead ends for extended durability.

M24600 Melges 24 Backstay Control: Swiftcord Price: $40.60



Melges 24 Pole Extender Line


Melges 24 Pole Extender Line
Diameters: 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
Marlow Excel Pro Mid-Range Performance Polyester Cover and Core; low water absorption; runs quickly


The Melges 24 Pole Extender Line is fitted with an end whip on both ends for durability.

M24340 Melges 24 Pole Extender Line: Swiftcord Price: $37.54 M24341 Melges 24 Pole Extender Line: Excel Pro Price: $25.93



Melges 24 Recommended Line Type

Melges 24 Recommended Line Type

Some 24’s may have slightly different lengths. Please be sure to measure carefully, or to consult our knowledgable Customer service staff. You want lines long enough to do the job, but not so long that get in the way and cause tangles.

Give us a call at 800/729.9767 if you would like more information, including specific line lengths, need us to make these different lengths or with other line types.

Location Line Type Diameter
Backstay Control Line Maffioli Swiftcord 1/4"
Traveler Maffioli Swiftcord 1/4"
Vang - Primary Line Yale Ultrex 12 with eye splices 3/16"
Vang - Control Line Maffioli Swiftcord 1/4"
Pole In Line Maffioli Swiftcord 1/4"
Pole Out Line Maffioli Swiftcord 1/4"
Furler Line Maffioli Swiftcord 3/16"
Lifelines AmSteel with eye splices 3/16"
Back Gate AmSteel with eye splices and snap hook 3/16"
Standing Backstay Yale Ultrex 12 5/32"



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