Synthetic Rigging

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by mojounwin, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. mojounwin
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    mojounwin Junior Member

    Does anyone have much information on modern synthetic materials as a replacement for Stainless steel rigging?

  2. dougfrolich
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    dougfrolich Senior Member

    See the Navtec website they have lots of info
  3. fhrussell
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    fhrussell Boatbuilder

  4. Shife
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    Shife Anarchist

    West Marine is now selling PBO with a UV/Waterproof jacket made by Applied Fibers. It is a direct retrofit to wire or rod rigging. You specify the lengths and end types. Bolts right on. There's an article on it in the Jan/Feb issue of Sailing World.
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