LIROS Herkules Control Lines

LIROS Herkules Control Lines

LIROS Herkules (00154/01550/01552)

The LIROS manufacturing process produces a balanced braid on braid construction with consistency second to none.

Extremely durable, non kinking, solid round construction that...

LIROS Herkules (00154/01550/01552)

The LIROS manufacturing process produces a balanced braid on braid construction with consistency second to none.

Extremely durable, non kinking, solid round construction that doesn't flatten under load.

LIROS Herkules is the logical all round premium 100% polyester solution for halyards on ocean cruising yachts.

LIROS Herkules is the reliable, versatile solution for all running rigging applications:
Sheets, halyards and control lines e.g. guys, reefing lines, tack lines, vangs/kickers, down/outhauls, furling lines, runner tails, preventers 

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

LIROS Herkules: Article 00154 white with colour coding / 01550 full colour / 01552 Vision full colour blended with grey) is the most versatile top quality solution for all running rigging applications on cruising yachts:

Cover: close weave, abrasion resistant 1:1 spin dyed polyester
Core: High tenacity, firm construction, low stretch, braided polyester

Herkules Plus Factors:

  • Good handling
  • Non kinking, balanced construction
  • LIROS top quality consistency - core and cover in synchronised tension
  • Long lasting
  • Extremely Wear Resistant suitable for rigorous winching
  • UV Stable
  • Solid round construction that doesn't flatten under load
  • Spliceable
  • Spliceable to Wire
  • Stretch at working load < 5%

LIROS manufacture Herkules in a wide selection of colour options: white with colour coding, full colour and full colour blended with grey.

DiameterLBLMax SAWLS
8mm1600kg20sqm< 5%
10mm2500kg30sqm< 5%
12mm3500kg40sqm< 5%
14mm4500kg70sqm< 5%
16mm5000kg90sqm< 5%
18mm6300kg100sqm< 5%
20mm7000kg> 100sqm< 5%
20mm8000kg> 100sqm< 5%
20mm9000kg> 100sqm< 5%

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