Small Diameter High Tech Double Braid Sailboat Line and Rope

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Standard small diameter high tech double braids are the best in halyards and control lines for small sailboats. Most have a Dyneema or Vectran core which makes them higher strength, with much lower stretch, than polyester small diameter double braids, while also being lowerwater absorbing. Read more…

 

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In addition to core materials, some lines in this category use Technora or PBO in their covers to provide extreme heat and abrasion resistance. This combined with their lightweight cores, allows most high tech lines to be stripped or tapered for the ultimate light air or racing sheet. The covers themselves range from 16-plait that provides a nubby grip, up to 32-plait, where the tighter braid provides more abrasion resistance, yet remains grippy.

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