8 - Outhaul

Depending on the yacht, you can distinguish 2 different situations:

1) Control lines that runs through blocks, with a gear ratio (e.g. 1:4). Here good grip, some flexibility are important (easy to manually handle).

2) Lines in systems, often taking the total load (so without gear). These lines should have high strength low elongation (e.g. Dyneema®) to ensure good a sail trim: sail stays flat with increasing winds. 

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  1. SSR
    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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