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J/80 Control Lines

J/80 Control Lines

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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 J/80 rigging options:

Control Lines
J/80 Furling Line J/80 Pole Launch Line
J/80 Tack Line J/80 Traveler Line





J/80 Furling Line


J/80 Furling Line
Diameter: 1/4" (6mm)
Line Options:
Samson MLX Mid-Range Performance Dyneema SK-75/polypropylene Blend; Low stretch with a cover that feels great on hands
New England Sta-Set Club/Economy Performance Polyester core provides moderate stretch with some water absorption


Our J/80 Furling Line is made with two options for line. The MLX is a Dyneema blend, which provides low stretch and is a more economical Dyneema option. The Sta-Set is a polyester core and provides moderate stretch. Both options are whipped at both ends for durability, core is secured to cover preventing no-load movement.

J80180 J/80 Furling Line: Sta-Set Price: $32.68 J80181 J/80 Furling Line: MLX Price: $62.08



J/80 Pole Launch Line


J/80 Pole Launch Line
Diameter: 5/16"" (8mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
New England Salsa Line High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Polyester single braid with minimal stretch; moderate water absorption
New England Sta-Set Club/Economy Performance Polyester core provides moderate stretch with some water absorption


Our J/80 Pole Launch Line is made standard across the three options. The Swiftcord and Salsa are both Dyneema cored with minimal stretch. Swiftcord is Cordura single braid that makes it durable. The Sta-Set is a polyester core making it more economical with its moderate stretch. All options are whipped at both ends for durability, the core is secured to the cover preventing no-load movement.

J80170 J/80 Pole Launch: Sta Set Price: $24.80 J80171 J/80 Pole Launch: Salsa Price: $36.80
J80172 J/80 Pole Launch: Swiftcord Price: $45.40



J/80 Tack Line


J/80 Tack Line
Diameter: 5/16"" (8mm)
Line Options:
Yale MaxiBraid Plus High Performance UHMWPE (Spectra) core provides negligible stretch with a durable polyester cover
New England Endura Braid High Performance Dyneema SK-75 core provides negligible stretch with a durable polyester cover
Samson MLX Mid-Range Performance Dyneema SK-75/polypropylene Blend; Low stretch with a cover that feels great on hands


Our J/80 Tack Line is standard across the three options. All have both ends whipped for durability, the core is secured to the cover preventing no-load movement. The lines vary, with MaxiBraid and Endura Braid being high performance with negligible stretch.

J80160 J/80 Tack Line: Maxibraid Plus Price: $84.06 J80161 J/80 Tack Line: Endura Braid Price: $109.36



J/80 Traveler Line


J/80 Traveler Line
Diameter: 1/4"" (6mm)
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
Samson MLX Mid-Range Performance Dyneema SK-75/polypropylene Blend; Low stretch with a cover that feels great on hands


Our J/80 Traveler Line is made from either Swiftcord or MLX. The Swiftcord is a Dyneema cored single braid that provides minimal stretch and durable. The MLX is a Dyneema Blend that provides low stretch and is more economical. The ends are whipped for durability, the core is secured to the cover preventing no-load movement.

J80400 J/80 Traveler: Swiftcord Price: $28.36 J80401 J/80 Traveler: MLX Price: $32.32



J/80 8:1 Vang Lines


J/80 Split 8:1 Vang Lines
Diameter: 3/8" or 1/4"
Line Options:
Maffioli Swiftcord High Performance Dyneema SK-75/Cordura single braid; minimal stretch; zero water absorption; durable
Samson AmSteel Blue High Performance Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption


Our split 8:1 vang lines are made of 1/4" Amsteel for the cascade. There are eyes in both ends for easy attachment. The control line is 3/8" Swiftcord and has an eye in one end and the other is whipped for durability.

J80430 J/80 8:1 Vang Cascade Line: Amsteel Blue Price: $42.15 J80440 J/80 8:1 Vang Control Line: 3/8" Swiftcord Price: $59.80

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