Splicing

Double Braid Eye Splice
  • Maintains 90% of original break strain (compared to 60% bowline)
  • Suitable for double braided ropes that take strength from both the core and cover 6mm and greater
  • Will not flog undone (i.e. halyard)
  • Can incorporate any fittings required
Spectra/Dyneema Eye Splice
  • Maintains 90% of original break strain (compared to 60% bowline)
  • Suitable for double braided ropes that take the bulk of strength from the core 8mm and greater (ie. Spectra, Vectran, Dyneema, Kevlar)
  • Will not flog undone (i.e. halyard)
  • Can incorporate any fittings required
Mouse Eye/Back Splice
  • Used for snaking new halyard through mast via messenger line (mouse)
  • Can be used on any double braid ropes
  • Suitable for only the weight of the halyard and fitting itself
  • Leaves tail of rope neat and will not fray
  • Also good for neat mooring lines
3 Strand Splice
  • Suitable for all three-strand ropes
  • Maintains 90% of original break strain
  • Any fitting required can be incorporated
  • Eye, back and joining splice
  • Will not come undone
Wipping
  • A neat finish to various splices
  • Prevents fraying and unlaying
Hollow Braid Splice
  • Suitable for all hollow braid ropes
  • Keeps 90% of original breaking strain (compared to 60% bowline)
  • Can be used to join and make eyes with fittings in rope
  • Will not come undone
Eight Strand Splice
  • Maintains 90% of original break strain
  • Neat highly aesthetic finish
  • Suitable for anchor wraps where chain joins rope to go over winch gypsy
  • Loose eye, thimbles and any fitting can be accommodated
Taper
  • Tapers rope from cover and core to just core

  • Used for spinnaker sheets and halyards where weight aloft needs to be minimised

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