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Rope Line Selection



Not Suitable


Racing and cruising yachts

D2 Racing 75
D2 Competition
V2 Racing
Dinghies, sports boats and windsurfing
Excel Elite 78
Excel Racing 75
Excel Pro
Excel Fusion 75
Excel Gemini
Excel D12
Excel D12 Max 78
Excel V12
Excel Control
Excel PS12
Excel Taper
Excel Vectran
Excel Marstron
8 Plait Pre-Stretched
8 Plait Matt



Diameter selection Guide (Monohull)

The diameters are based upon polyester ropes and working loads of 20%-35% of published break load. Ropes with Dyneema ® and Vectran ® cores allow downsizing and the use of smaller diameters.

Boat Sheets Halyards
Length Main Genoa / Jib Spinnaker Spin. Guy Main / Jib Genoa Spinnaker
6-8m 20-26 ft 8mm 8mm 8mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 8mm
8-9m 26-30 ft 10mm 10mm 8mm 8mm 10mm 10mm 8mm
9-10m 30-33 ft 10mm 10mm 8mm 10mm 12mm 12mm 10mm
10-11m 33-36 ft 10mm 12mm 10mm 10mm 12mm 12mm 10mm
11-12m 36-40 ft 12mm 12mm 10mm 12mm 14mm 14mm 12mm
12-14m 40-46 ft 12mm 14mm 12mm 14mm 14mm 14mm 12mm
14-16m 46-53 ft 14mm 16mm 14mm 16mm 16mm 16mm 14mm
16-18m 53-59 ft 16mm 18mm 16mm 18mm 18mm 18mm 16mm