10 - Cunningham

Depending on the boat, there are two different situations:

1) Control lines that run through blocks, with a gear ratio (e.g. 1:4) damping the effect of rope tension and elongation on sail trim. Here good grip, some flexibility are important to easily handle the cunningham. Our ropes with grip, like the SSR is often used by dinghy sailors.

2) Lines in systems, often taking the total load (so without gear). These lines should have high strength and low elongation to ensure good a sail trim: sail stays flat with increasing winds. We recommend ropes with a core of Dyneema® such as D-Cup or SSC.

4 Items

  1. Dinghy Race Grip
    SKU: PRR417

    Application: Sheet, Control line

    This rope is a single braid 16 strands mix from Dyneema SK78 and Cordura. High performance rope specially made for control lines and dinghy sheets. Provides superior grip, low elongation, high strength, very soft and does not knick. Also known as swiftcord.

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    €2.20 €2.20
  2. DX Core Grip
    SKU: PRR455

    Application: Control line

    The strength of Dyneema® fibers but with great grip! Normal Dyneema® fibers are very strong but also very slippery. We now offer DX Core Grip, a rope made with SK78 Dyneema® fibers with a Cordura grip fiber. Great for tapered spinnaker sheets or lock-in halyards.

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    €3.05 €3.05
  3. DX 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.

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    €2.75 €2.75
  4. TN Racing
    SKU: PRR340

    Application: Halyard, Sheet, Control line

    This is an high-performance regatta rope and has a core of coated Stirotex fibers. The Technora/polyester cover is suitable for big winches and works very well in clutches. This rope is suitable for splicing and tapering.

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    €2.50 €2.50
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