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Ph.D. - Yale

Ph.D. - Yale

Construction: Spun Polyester Twisted Over Spectra 1000

Performance handling. Delivered. Ph. D. line from Yale features a Spectra core sleeved with polyester fibers with Yale iGrip coating for the most secure grip. Comfortable, almost fuzzy hand feel makes it easier to grip. On winches it grips the surface securely so fewer wraps are needed with less slipping. Knots and hitches hold tightly even in high load applications. Ph. D. offers the softness and flexibility found in other Dyneema blended single braids combined with less elongation and improved durability. Extremely fast running through multiple purchase systems.

Common Applications:
Good mainsheet on keelboats. Jib sheets, mainsheets and spinnaker sheets on dinghies and small keelboats.

Product Review:
These products have been reviewed on APS' Blog, The Stern Scoop; take a look for more information.

Spliceable: Yes Full Spools: 582ft. (10% Discount on Full Spool Purchase)
Size Tensile Strength (lbs) Weight
in mm lbs kg lbs/100ft kg/100m
1/4 6 4,300 1,955 1.3 0.6
5/16 8 6,800 3,091 2.1 1.0
7/16 10 8,500 3,864 2.8 1.3
1/2 12 13,300 6,046 4.2 1.9

Please Note: Line is priced and sold by the foot.

YCPHD14 Ph.D Racer.: 1/4" (6mm) Price: $1.04 YCPHD516 Ph.D Racer.: 5/16" (8mm) Price: $1.60
YCPHD716 Ph.D Racer.: 7/16" (10mm) Price: $2.15 YCPHD12 Ph.D Racer.: 1/2" (12mm) Price: $3.19

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