Edge ropes: when cutting corners on quality is a big mistake

Many people underestimate the importance of shipboard tops, opting for low coast solutions and not giving proper value to a key component of shipboard equipment. Nothing could be more wrong: the lines are as important as the basic components of the equipment. The use of poor quality, highly elastic ropes causes our boat to lose efficiency and can adversely affect performance.

The ropes do not have infinite life and, over time, they drastically lose their properties of load resistance and elongation. Halyards, sheets, and all shipboard lines are as important as a sail, and quality ones make better sail. Take a 12 m boat that has a mast of about 17, has a halyard that is at least 45/50 m long

FIND OUT MORE AND STAY UP TO DATE ON PRODUCTS

Condividi:

Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Scopri l’ultimo numero

Sei già abbonato?

Ultimi annunci
I nostri social
In evidenza

Può interessarti anche

Wayfinder

Wayfinder: artificial intelligence in charge of your boat

Artificial intelligence helped the New Zealanders win the last America’s Cup, and now, thanks to Wayfinder, it is ready to take the helm of cruising boats. iNav4U introduces to the public the first intelligent navigation system that actively and continuously

Scroll to Top