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Sta-Set Double Braid Line 3/16in 5mm Blue

New England Sta-Set Double Braid Rope 3/16" 5mm Blue

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Description

New England Sta-Set Double Braid Rope is the #1 double braid rope in America. A true multi-purpose line, this polyester rope can be used for sheets and controls on a wide range of boats from 420s and Flying Scots to keelboats. The Sta-Set Double Braid has high strength and durability with low stretch. Soft, flexible, and long-wearing, the Sta-Set Double Braid Rope is ideal for all types of running rigging, including sail sheets and furling lines.

New England Ropes has an excellent reputation as the leading manufacturer of premium quality rope. Made in New England and tested in some of the world’s most notoriously harsh conditions, New England Ropes provides high quality and performance and worry-free durability.

Color: Blue
Diameter: 3/16 inch (5 mm)
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New England Sta-Set Double Braid Rope Specifications:

  • Use on: mainsheets, jibsheets, and control lines
  • Easy to handle and splice (inner and outer core)
  • Sheaves: Recommended ratio is 8:1 (sheave diameter to rope diameter)
  • Tensile: 1,200 lbs.
  • Melting point: 480°F
  • Sees little degradation from UV rays
  • Good resistance to most chemicals and electrical currents
  • Conforms to the physical requirements of Mil-R-24677

Rigging Lines Suggested Sizes (based on Sta-Set strengths)

Boat Size Up to 20' 21' - 25' 26' - 30' 31' - 35' 36' - 40' 41' - 45' 46' - 50' 51' - 60'
Main/Genoa Halyard 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 5/8" 3/4"
Main Sheet 5/16" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 1/2" 9/16" 9/16"
Genoa Sheets 5/16" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 5/8" 5/8"
Reefing Line 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 7/16" 1/2" 1/2" 9/16"
Spinnaker Halyard 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 5/8" 3/4"
Spinnaker Sheets 1/4" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 5/8"
Spinnaker Guy     3/8" 7/16" 5/16" 5/8" 3/4" 3/4"
Light Air Sheets   3/16" 3/16" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 3/8" 7/16"
Foreguy, Topping Lift 1/4" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 9/16"
Vang 1/4" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 9/16"
Control Lines 3/16" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 9/16" 9/16"

How much Line? Genoa sheets are generally 1.5 times the length of a boat. For non-overlapping jibs, one boat length is usually enough. Spinnaker sheets are usually twice the length of a boat. We recommend measuring all other running rigging.

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