5 - Genoa sheet
Important rope characteristics for a genoa sheet are: low elongation, good grip, and flexibility. Grip end flexibility are particularly important for sailing yachts up to 36 ft, where there is still a lot of manual rope work. Larger sailing boats carry the genoa sheets on a winch and that makes that grip fibers are not important.
Low elongation is required for properly trimming your sail: when wind increases, the genoa should stay flat. For cruising yachts polyester ropes are a good choice. More demanding cruisers should go for ropes with less elongation. Ropes with Dyneema® or Stirotex® cores are in this case recommended.
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Cruiser XTS GripSKU: PRR222Application: Sheet, Halyard
High quality polyester line double braided with grip fiber (Cordura). Core is 16 strands braided HT Polyester. Unique cover with a mix of HT Polyester and Cordura fiber, providing an unmatched grip, soft feel and durability. Specially developed for sheets and control lines. Learn More€2.15 €1.78