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Braid on Braid Polyester Solids

Our heat set Braid on Braid Polyester is an ideal cruising rope. It is good on the hands and easy to splice. Braid on Braid has a low stretch braided Polyester core with an abrasion resistant braided Polyester cover. After braiding, the rope is heat set under load to reduce stretch. It is ideal for sheets, halyards, control lines and many general purpose applications.

3.7%

Colours

Specification

Technical Data

Diameter (mm)

6

8

10

12

14


Min Break
Strength (kgs)

820

1300

2400

3200

4500

Load-Elongation Curve

Elongation is based on figures taken from tests across the diameter range, to produce an average figure.

Applications

General Purpose

General Purpose ropes can be used for many different applications on board, the useful ropes are great to have as spares in case of an emergency.

Control Lines

Control lines are used to make adjustments to different parts of the sail and the rig. Kingfisher Yachts ropes have many different rope options for control lines on board.

Fender Lines

Ropes used for fender lines, normally with a spliced eye one end.

Halyards

A Halyard is used to hoist a sail, ropes used for halyards are normally very low stretch to keep the sail raised and taut.

Sheets

Sheets are a line used to control the movable clews of a sail. We have many options for sheets on board for dinghy sailors through to Grand Prix race boats.

Material

Polyester

Polyester has a specific gravity of 1.38 which means it will not float. Polyester has no strength loss when wet, it is flexible and has good abrasion resistance. Polyester fibres also have good resistance to chemicals and have a melting point of 295°C.

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