8 Plait Matt Polyester - 8mm

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The 8 strand construction is made up with a spun polyester yarn providing a product that has good grip characteristics at the expense of tenacity. Available in multiple colours.

The 8 plait construction is soft and kind on the hands with the matt finish giving superb grip and knotting ability. These ropes are heat processed for reduced stretch.

An entry level product within the sailing environment or a general purpose product across a variety of industries and applications the 8 plait matt offers a solution to a variety of issues.

Technical Information
 CoreCover
Construction 8 Plait n/a
Material Matt Polyester n/a
Specific gravity 1.38 n/a
Resistance to acid Yes n/a
Resistance to alkali Yes n/a
Resistance to UV Yes n/a
Resistance to heat ^230 C n/a
Extension at 50%  
Extension at break  
Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
3 1.1 110
4 1.2 220
5 1.5 300
6 2.5 560
8 3.9 800
10 6.1 980
Features and Benefits
  • 8-plait construction with spun polyester
  • Full colours available
  • Solid look
  • Hard wearing
  • Easy to handle 
  • Easily identified 
Typical Applications
  • Dinghy control
  • Dinghy sheets
  • Dinghy halyards