Often you would have at least two mooring lines of one-and-a-half times the boat length and two mooring lines of one boat length on board. For your home marina, we often splice the mooring lines customized to the dimensions of the berth. You can protect these mooring lines with a chafing cover or a stainless steel thimble at critical points.

In this case it is a fuzzy, soft double braid Dacron line that is easy on your hands. Because it is fuzzy, it is a bit larger in diameter than its 3/8 inch nominal size indicates. That's just the right size because it is easier to grip without the extra friction caused by larger 7/16 inch diameter size as it runs through the blocks. Aug 02, 2017 · Replacing hardware like mainsheet travelers, genoa lead cars, boom vangs and lead blocks with new, low-friction gear will repay you many times over in ease of handling and improved efficiency. A case in point was a friend’s elderly but sweet-sailing Lady Helmsman 39. Starting at $0.41 An upgraded version of Samson's popular XLS line, the newly metric-sized XLS3 is built for the weekend cruiser who desires optimal performance in a recreational rope. XLS3 Yacht Braid is a polyester/polyester double-braid...