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LIROS Braid on Braid EVO Control Lines

LIROS Braid on Braid EVO is the upgraded version of LIROS Braid on Braid 'Top Cruising' Article 001522 White with colour coding ~ Article 01528 Full Colour

Cover: 20 plait high tensile low stretch polyester cover Core: 100% high tensile low stretch 12 plait heat-set polyester <5% Working Load Stretch N.B. 6mm has a 16 plait cover and an 8 plait core

LIROS Braid on Braid has been the most popular choice for control lines on cruising yachts for decades and still is.... LIROS Braid on Braid can be used for sheets, halyards and control lines e.g. guys, reefing lines, tack lines, vangs/kickers, down/outhauls, furling lines, runner tails, preventers.

LIROS Braid on Braid EVO has a 12 plait polyester core which delivers extra performance - more tensile strength and correspondingly less stretch under load

The LIROS manufacturing process produces a balanced braid on braid construction with consistency second to none: LIROS Manufacturing = meticulous attention to exacting standards ~ decades of experience ~ modern factory with state of the art, computer programmed twisting and braiding machinery The LIROS Engineering Team have developed and rigourously tested the EVO upgrade to ensure continued consistency and reliability with enhanced cruising performance.

LIROS Braid on Braid EVO Plus Factors:

  • Maximum strength for 100% polyester
  • Excellent handling
  • Non kinking, balanced construction
  • LIROS top quality consistency - core and cover in synchronised tension
  • 20 plait 100% high tensile low stretch heat set polyester cover
  • 12 Plait 100% high tensile low stretch heat set polyester core
  • Long lasting
  • Wear Resistant
  • UV Stable
  • Firm construction that doesn't flatten under load
  • Excellent clutch and winch performance
  • Spliceable
  • Spliceable to wire
  • Stretch at working load < 5%

Available in a wide selection of colour options: white with colour coding and full colour

LIROS recommend the optimum line diameter for all your running rigging applications by maximum sail area.

The Jimmy Green Rigging Team suggest that there are additional criteria that you may wish to factor in:

  • Consider increasing the diameter to make handling more comfortable
  • Check the capacity of all associated fittings e.g. sheaves, blocks, clutches and winches
  • Assess how hard you intend to work the rigging
  • Prepare for the rigours of extended cruising

Your halyard needs to be strong enough, but it also needs to run smoothly and freely through your rigging system to avoid disproportionate effort, needless delay and excessive wear and tear.

LBL = LIROS Break Load Max SA = LIROS recommended Maximum Sail Area WLS = LIROS stretch at working load < = less than

Diameter LBL Max SA WLS
6mm 1300kg 10sqm < 5%
8mm 2290kg 20sqm < 5%
10mm 3000kg 30sqm < 5%
12mm 3700kg 40sqm < 5%
14mm 4300kg 70sqm < 5%
16mm 5750kg 90sqm < 5%
18mm 7500kg 100sqm < 5%
20mm 8300kg 100sqm < 5%

The Jimmy Green Rigging Team are happy to splice your existing shackles onto new control lines

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