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The strongest stainless steel shackles in the Wichard range

Forged using High resistance 17.4 PH stainless steel

Ideal for attaching deck hardware and for high load rigging lines

Captive pin and bar prevents crew mishaps

Ergonomic Key Pin locking function

Individually stamped with HR for identification

Ideal for attaching Halyards, especially Mainsails


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Wichard High resistance (HR) shackles are manufactured to tackle the highest onboard load applications.

Wichard High Resistance Shackles do not feature the Wichard unique self-locking indentations.

Wichard publish a break load rating, see below, but do not issue certificates.

Wichard HR shackles are suitable for all onboard applications.

The Captive pin and bar make these shackles ideal for halyards, especially mainsail halyards.

Wichard Advisory: not suitable for mooring applications

Wichard Forged High Resistance 17.4 PH stainless steel can be up to 60% more resistant than 316L stainless steel

Wichard Pin Ø L A B C D Working Load* Break Load* Weight
WD-91432 5mm 49mm 37mm 13mm 12mm 11mm 480kg 1500kg 31g
WD-91433 6mm 60mm 45mm 16mm 15mm 13mm 600kg 2200kg 53g
WD-91434 8mm 79mm 59mm 21mm 20mm 17mm 960kg 3500kg 123g

* Wichard Safe Working Load for Marine Applications

* Wichard Manufacturer Break Load 

Wichard Load definitions:

Working Load (WL) = Static load at which the product will still function without excessive friction or wear or without permanent deformation of components.

Breaking Load (BL) = Static load at which a major failure occurs in one or more structural components or at which complete destruction occurs.

  • Shackle Type - High Resistance
  • Shackle Type - Captive, Key Pin and Bar
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