Diameter: 1/8 in (3mm) or 1/4 in (6mm).
Line: Samson AmSteel Blue - High Performance, Dyneema SK-75; minimal stretch with zero water absorption.
The Etchells main halyard is available within two options. The first is 1/8 in Amsteel Blue spliced to 1/8 in 7x19 wire. The second is 1/4 in Racing Sheet with a longer section of wire, due to 1/4 in being too large to fit through the halyard lock, but it does make it easier to handle during hoist. Both have a single ball stop for mast head halyard locks with a Wichard key shackle (WC81432). The shackle is crimp swaged to the wire with a thimble and the single shank ball stop is swaged on 11-3/4 in from the bearing surface of the ball to the bearing surface of the shackle pin.
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