15 - Backstay tensioner
The backstay tensioner runs through blocks, with a gear ratio of e.g. 1:4. In this case less rope tension and less influence of rope elongation is noticed. Cruising yachts can use polyester or step up to Stirotex® for a backstay runner.
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This high quality performance regatta rope, has a Stirotex grade 8 coated core and 24 braid HT Polyester cover. Features: Suitable for splicing and tapering, very low stretch, light weight, great durability, stronger than steel. Especially suitable for halyards€3.85