Cruising Dyneema®

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English Braids Cruising Dyneema delivers the benefits of Dyneema fibres at a reduced price and performance point.

The cruising yachtsman's ULTIMATE best buy halyard rope. This range combines the performance of Dyneema® fibre core with a tough, hard wearing Polyester cover. These ropes are designed to replace all Polyester halyards size-for-size so no need to revise hardware yet retaining its easy handling qualities. Dyneema® cruising has less stretch than a pre-stretched Polyester halyard, is easily splicable and is as durable as all Polyester ropes meaning this group of ropes are able to deliver great value for money. Available in vibrant colour options for identification.

Technical Information

Core
Cover
Construction
12 strand
24 plait
Material
Dyneema®
Polyester
Specific Gravity
0.97
1.38
Resistance to Acid
Yes
Yes
Resistance to Alkali
Yes
Yes
Resistance to UV
Yes
Yes
Resistance to Heat
^150 C
^230 C
Extension at 50%
1.5%
Extension at Break
3.5%

Data Sheet

Diameter (mm)
Weight (kg/100)
Breaking Strain (kg)
6
2.75
2000
8
4.33
2500
10
6.70
3500
12
9.45
4400

Features & Benefits

  • Replaces Polyester ropes of the same size
  • Lower stretch than Braid on Braid
  • Reduced weight typically 11% less than Polyester
  • Excellent strength
  • Reduced water pick up
  • Excellent grip

Typical Applications

  • Cruising halyard
  • Low stretch control line