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Spliced Set Length Mooring Strop - LIROS 3 Strand Nylon - Galvanised Eye
Spliced Set Length Mooring Strop - LIROS 3 Strand Nylon - Galvanised Eye

Ideal for fore and aft mooring applications

Produced to order, subject to splicing lead times

Spliced by the Jimmy Green Rigging Team

Select: Rope Diameter

Select finished length: 2 metre or 3 metre

Select thimble finish: Galvanised or Stainless Steel


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LIROS 3 Strand Nylon Mooring Strops are available to purchase in set lengths, spliced to order by the Jimmy Green Rigging Team

Ideal for trot and other fore and aft mooring applications.

Not suitable for swinging mooring applications.

Prepared, spliced and finished by the Jimmy Green Rigging Team:
The finish includes:

  • Galvanised or stainless steel teardrop thimble eye splice
  • 30cm soft loop splice.
  • 1 metre of PVC reinforced hose
  • 2 or 3 metre finished length options

LIROS 3 Strand Nylon Mooring Strops are ideal if the mooring set up will not allow the boat to swing through 360 degrees in the tide e.g Fore and Aft between piles

Selection process for a 3 Strand Nylon Mooring Strop:

  1. Find the column in the table below that best represents your Boat Length Overall.
  2. Compare your displacement with the tonnage listed.
  3. If it is greater than displayed in your column in the table, consider moving across to the next column to increase the diameter.
  4. Take advice on local conditions and check the benchmark size from the table below against other similar sized boats moored in your area.
  5. Have a good look at the mooring configurations on neighbouring yachts with a critical eye and judge whether your set up should be the same.
  6. Consider whether you can make any improvements in terms of mooring convenience and anti chafe measures.

Benchmark Guide for Single Point Mooring Strops

N.B. Use only Anchorplait for swinging moorings - 3 strand lines may 'cockle' when the 'swing' turns against the lay of the rope.

LIROS 3 Strand Nylon Article 00110

  • Manufactured from 100% high tenacity heat set Nylon (Polyamide) to DIN EN ISO 1140 standard (previously DIN EN 696, DIN 83330)
  • Thermofixed twisted lay construction
  • Dependable high strength
  • Excellent durability, wear and abrasion resistance
  • UV stabilised
  • Spliceable
  • Spliceable to chain
  • > 20% working load stretch provides excellent shock absorption
  • Excellent protection against snatch loads

LIROS Break Load: 8mm 1440kg ~ 10mm 2400kg ~ 12mm 3300kg ~ 14mm 4400kg ~ 16mm ~ 5600kg ~ 18mm 7000kg - 20mm 8140kg ~ 24mm 11800kg ~ 30mm 17400kg

LIROS 3 Strand Nylon has the same strength and stretch properties as LIROS Octoplait Nylon 01058 but is less expensive.
However, nylon shrinks when immersed in water causing the twisted lay to tighten, especially in the larger diameters.
Overall, 3 strand nylon makes a very strong and stretchy mooring warp that represents exceptionally good value when used for semi-permanent mooring but not usually recommended for frequently adjusted and stowed mooring warps due to the stiffening of the line over its lifetime.
Do not use as a single strop on a swinging mooring as the swing may untwist the lay of the rope (cockling)

  • Purchase Type - Spliced Set Length
  • Rope Fibre - Nylon
  • Rope Diameter - 18mm
  • Rope Diameter - 20mm
  • Rope Diameter - 24mm
  • Boat Length (Permanent Strop) - 8-10 metres up to 5 tonnes
  • Boat Length (Permanent Strop) - 10-12 metres up to 9 tonnes
  • Boat Length (Permanent Strop) - 6-8 metres up to 2.5 tonnes