Splicing & Sailmaking
This HMPE loop replaces all steel shackles and snap-shackles. With a significant weight saving, it is gentle with the hardware and rig parts (mast, boom, pole, deck) while maintaining the block in perfect work position.
Quiet, excellent resistance to uv and abrasion, exceptional ratio weight / resistance.
Alternative to shackles to connect lines to travellers, toe-rails, booms and spars (bow sprits, poles...), connections of lines to backstays, running backstays, purchases...
100% HMPE (High Modulus Polyethylene) 32 plait braid.