When next you are wanting to replace your aging halyards, there's a new line to check out. French rope manufacturer Lancelin have brought out Millenium, a new rope suitable for halyards. It is the combination of two fibres in the core that makes this a high performance rope with extremely low creep.
It also confers also a good tension and abrasion resistance and ensures a good performance in jammers.
The rope is also easily spliced and recommended for halyards. Technical specifications of the composition:
Cover: 24 plait Vectran® or aramid Technora® braid and polyester.
Core: 12 plait Dyneema® SK 75 and high modulus Vectran®.
Interesting in knowing more? If your local marine store cannot help you, Lancelin will be able to tell you where your nearest stockist is if you complete this form?nid=86067
. About French company Corderie Henri Lancelin:
Founded by Joseph Lancelin in 1917, now managed by Nicolas LANCELIN, fourth generation in the business, continues its progress in the world of yachting.
A hundred years of experience and research have allowed Corderie Henri Lancelin to reach an expertise in the manufacture of high-tech ropes and to develop an ability to respond to specific demands, either technical or aesthetic.