Dyneema® Light Line - 8mm

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Dyneema® SK78 is used as the standard core within the product. This is then covered to provide a smooth rope with a high breaking loads that floats and does not pick up water.

These ultra-LIGHT sheet ropes have full performance Dyneema® treated cores with a light multifilament high tenacity polypropylene cover. Light foresail sheets provide outstanding upwind performance in light airs by low sheet rope weight reducing sail flattening. This rope has the ability to be tapered down also to form a race taper sheet.

Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
6 1.7 500
7 2.2 1,080
8 3.0 1,400
9 3.6 1,800
Technical Information
Construction 12 strand 24 plait
Material Dyneema® Polypropylene
Specific gravity 0.97 0.91
Resistance to acid Yes Yes
Resistance to alkali Yes Yes
Resistance to UV Yes Yes
Resistance to heat ^150 C ^160 C
Features and Benefits
  • Light weight 
  • Dyneema® core with polypropylene cover
  • Balanced construction
  • Vivid colour scheme 
  • Reduced weigth especially when product is subject to water
  • Easy to coil and handle 
  • Quick identification when required 
Typical Applications
  • Sheet rope
  • Race taper