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. Regatta sailors can use SK38 Dyneema® or Stirotex® for a backstay runner.

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  1. D-Cup
    SKU: PRR430
    Application: Halyard, Sheet, Control line
    This top quality high performance regatta rope, has a core made of coated Dyneema® SK78 fibers and 24 braid HT Polyester cover. Features: Suitable for splicing and tapering, very low stretch, light weight, great durability. Excellent for halyards. Learn More

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