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LIROS Octoplait nylon
flexible, stretchy, flakes like chain
Jimmy Green professional finish
S/S thimble spliced both ends
80 metres finished length
Yacht Drogue Warps are produced from top quality LIROS Octoplait Nylon, 80 metres finished length, complete with a stainless steel thimble eye splice at each end
Jimmy Green Yacht Drogue Warps Facts and Features:
The thimble eye splices facilitate a simple but strong connection to the bridle and the Yacht Drogue with a suitably strong certified stainless steel shackle.
Yacht Drogue Warps should be long enough to provide good stretch so that the load builds up gradually on the drogue instead of shock loading.
LIROS Octoplait (squareline) nylon has the required stretch properties and balanced construction.
3 strand rope is not advisable because it may be liable to twist and cockle when under load
As a rule of thumb, your drogue warp should be comparable in strength to your bower anchor rode.
LIROS Octoplait White Nylon article 01058:
LIROS Break Load: 10mm 2400kg ~ 12mm 3300kg ~ 14mm 4400kg ~ 16mm ~ 5600kg ~ 18mm 7000kg - 20mm 8140kg ~ 24mm 11800kg ~ 28mm 15000kg ~ 32mm 20000kg