Cruising Dyneema®

English Braids Cruising Dyneema delivers the benefits of Dyneema fibres at a reduced price and performance point.

The cruising yachtsman's ULTIMATE best buy halyard rope. This range combines the performance of Dyneema® fibre core with a tough, hard wearing Polyester cover. These ropes are designed to replace all Polyester halyards size-for-size so no need to revise hardware yet retaining its easy handling qualities. Dyneema® cruising has less stretch than a pre-stretched Polyester halyard, is easily splicable and is as durable as all Polyester ropes meaning this group of ropes are able to deliver great value for money. Available in vibrant colour options for identification.

Data Table
Diameter (mm)Weight (kg/100)Breaking Strain (kg)
6 2.75 2,000
8 4.33 2,500
10 6.70 3,500
12 9.45 4,400
Technical Information
Construction 12 strand 24 plait
Material Dyneema® Polyester
Specific gravity 0.97 1.38
Resistance to acid Yes Yes
Resistance to alkali Yes Yes
Resistance to UV Yes Yes
Resistance to heat ^150 C ^230 C
Extension at 50% 1.5%
Extension at break 3.5%
Features and Benefits
  • Replaces Polyester ropes of the same size
  • Lower stretch than Braid on Braid
  • Reduced weight typically 11% less than Polyester
  • Excellent strength
  • Reduced water pick up
  • Excellent grip
Typical Applications
  • Cruising halyard
  • Low stretch control line