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Thistle Main Halyard Tapered (6mm Excel)

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Main Halyard


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This is a high performance main halyard line for the Thistle sailboat. Developed in coordination with Thistle class experts, this tapered version is a performance upgrade of our standard halyard.  Featuring a taper/bury on both ends for less weight aloft and a lightweight tail section that can easily be stowed. A 9' section of cover is left in place for cleating once the sail is raised. The 6mm Marlow Excel Racing line has great durability with a low stretch Dyneema SK-78 core. A great choice for the active racer! Includes stopper ball on one end.

  • Application: Thistle Main Halyard Line w/ Taper
  • Line: Marlow Excel Racing
  • Line Material: Dyneema SK-78 core with 16 plait Polyester cover
  • Diameter: 6mm
  • Approximate Finished Length: 50 feet
  • End 1: End Whip + Taper Bury
  • End 2: End Whip + Taper Bury + Stopper Ball 
  • Part # THISTL500

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This item is built to order in our Rig Shop using industry leading best practices and splicing techniques so you can be confident in a strong and dependable finished product. It was developed to meet class standards and the most common deck/rigging layouts, using materials appropriate for its application. Please consult the specifications listed above to ensure the product meets your needs. The exact rigging on your boat may vary from our common specification. If you need something other than the specification listed, please reach out to our Rig Shop by emailing to discuss options. We're happy to modify and/or customize this product and love custom rigging projects!

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