These lines are constructed from high tech fibers such as Dyneema, Vectran, Technora, and PBO. They are used in multipart purchase systems or as a wire replacement. These have very high breaking strength, low stretch, but not used in applications where it will be held in the hand.
Marlow Excel D12 MAX 78
NER STS 12-90
NER Endura 12
NER Vectran 12 (V12)
Made from a high tech fiber blended with a softer fiber such as polypropylene. The result is a line with low stretch and a soft feel on the hands. Can be used for sheets or control lines.
Double braids have a core and a cover which reduces wear. these moderate stretch lines offer an economic alternative for recreational sailors and cruisers. Can be used for sheets OR control lines.
Yale Cordage ULS Yacht Braid
These lines have a core and a cover. The cover protects the line from wear and makes them easier to handle. The cores of these lines are made from low stretch/ high strength fibers such as those listed in the High Tech Single Braids section. Can be used for sheets, controls, and halyards.
New England WR²
Marlow Excel Vectran
Marlow Excel Elite 90
Lines in this section are light and stretchy. Most of them float in the water and are ideal for docking and towing.
These lines come available in a mini spool to be used for Opti sail ties, or lashings. they use high strength cores and polyester covers.
NER Spyderline Mini Spool
Vectran Mini Spool
This section is designed to point out some of our favorite lines for important functions on your boat. If you are having trouble finding what you are looking for, for a specific boat, try checking out our one design pages or give us a call at (203)487-0775 to talk to a professional rigger.
#4 Selma Fid
Selma Fid Set
FSE Robline Whipping Twine and Needle
Lightweight Sailmakers Palm