100 metre Reel - Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid

Optimum rate per metre

Sustainable cruising line

Cut to length in house

Wound on a Marlow reel

Produced from recycled plastic bottles

Eco-conscious choice for running rigging

£ 140.00 inc VAT

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100 metre Reels represent the optimum rate per metre, measured, cut to length and re-wound from bigger reels in house by Team Jimmy Green

The Jimmy Green Rigging Team can finish the ends with e.g. a splice or whipping:

The Jimmy Green Rigging Team Professional Finish

Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid is the latest addition to their eco-conscious, sustainable Blue Ocean® product range.
The Blue Ocean® range is manufactured from 100% recycled rPET polyester sourced entirely from waste plastic bottles.

Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid Facts, Features and Plus Factors:

Suitable for all running rigging applications on cruising yachts for eco-conscious skippers and owners
Blue Ocean Doublebraid can be used for
e.g. guys, reefing lines, tack lines, vangs/kickers, down/outhauls, furling lines, runner tails, preventers as well as halyards or sheets.

Marlow Blue Ocean® Doublebraid Specification:
 16 strand, braided high tenacity Blue Ocean® trademarked yarn 
Cover: 24 plait, braided high tenacity Blue Ocean® trademarked yarn

  • Sustainable
  • Flexible and comfortable to handle 
  • Spliceable
  • Good tensile strength
  • Excellent versayile running rigging line
  • Good UV resistance
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Low stretch
  • Available in 5 attractive marble effect blended colours: Blue, Black, Green, Grey, Red
Weight per 100m2.84kg4.8kg7.47kg11.1kg15.6kg

MBL = Marlow Minimum Break Load

Jimmy Green Marlowbraid Running Rigging Size Guide

The Jimmy Green Rigging Team have produced this line diameter chart from Marlow's own recommendations to assist you in specifying your Marlowbraid for a halyard, sheet or control line.
Use a combination of your yacht length and the appropriate sail area to interpret the table and determine the closest match to your requirement.

Marlowbraid Halyards:

Yacht Length Overall
6-8 metres9 metres10 metres11 metres12 metres14 metres 16 metres18 metres
Approximate Sail Area in square metres
Marlow Recommended Halyard Line Diameter 
Main 10mm10mm12mm12mm14mm14mm18mm20mm

Marlowbraid Sheets or Control Lines:

Yacht Length Overall
6-8 metres9 metres10 metres11 metres12 metres14 metres 16 metres18 metres
Approximate Sail Area in square metres
Main 8.513.51618.523.537.55067
Marlow Recommended Sheet or Control Line Diameter 
Main 8mm10mm10mm10mm12mm12mm14mm16mm
Spinnaker Guy8mm8mm10mm10mm12mm14mm16mm18mm

Marlow generally recommend reducing the line diameter by one size if you are considering a halyard with a dyneema core

The Jimmy Green running rigging line diameter chart is derived from the data in the Marlow Definitive Rope Guide: MARLOW LINE DIAMETER SELECTION GUIDE  


Marlow Blue Ocean Doublebraid

- Recycled yarn RPet Doublebraid Datasheet

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