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NEW ENGLAND ROPES VPC Hybrid Performance Braid

Utilizing Hybrid Performance Technology, VPC™ has a strong, lightweight core of Vectran and polyolefin surrounded by a durable UV-resistant polyester cover. VPC™ was designed specifically with the club racer or cruiser in mind, and it fills the gap between traditional all-polyester rigging and more expensive grand prix racing lines. Recommended by Practical Sailor for its low elongation, durability and ease of handling, November 2010.

  • Best Use: Sheets & halyards on casual racers and offshore cruisers
  • Core Fiber/Construction: Braided Vectran/Polyolefin
  • Cover Fiber/Construction: Braided Polyester
  • Stretch: 1.40% at 20% of breaking strength
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059064 2831-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VCP Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059221 2831-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059254 2831-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

8mm VPC Line, 4000lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059205 2832-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059239 2832-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059262 2832-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059213 2833-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059247 2833-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059072 2833-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

6mm VPC Line, 3200lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538445 2841-06-00600
In stock online.

$0.89

8mm VPC Line, 4000lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538452 2841-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VCP Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538460 2841-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538478 2841-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538486 2841-12-00600
In stock online.

$2.27

8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538502 2842-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VCP Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538510 2842-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538528 2842-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538536 2842-12-00600
In stock online.

$2.27

6mm VPC Line, 3200lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538544 2843-06-00600
In stock online.

$0.89

8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538551 2843-08-00600
In stock online.

$1.15

10mm VCP Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538569 2843-10-00600
In stock online.

$1.55

11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538577 2843-11-00600
In stock online.

$1.96

12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538585 2843-12-00600
In stock online.

$2.27

Product Description

Utilizing Hybrid Performance Technology, VPC™ has a strong, lightweight core of Vectran and polyolefin surrounded by a durable UV-resistant polyester cover. VPC™ was designed specifically with the club racer or cruiser in mind, and it fills the gap between traditional all-polyester rigging and more expensive grand prix racing lines. Recommended by Practical Sailor for its low elongation, durability and ease of handling, November 2010.

  • Best Use: Sheets & halyards on casual racers and offshore cruisers
  • Core Fiber/Construction: Braided Vectran/Polyolefin
  • Cover Fiber/Construction: Braided Polyester
  • Stretch: 1.40% at 20% of breaking strength

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New England RopesVPC Hybrid Performance Braid
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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    5.0

    Mainsheet line

    By Cap. Mike

    from Green Bay, WI

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Hold On To
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • High Load Low Elongation
      • Sailing

      Comments about VPC Hybrid Performance Braid:

      Using line for a German style main sheeting on a Catalina 27. Runs through the blocks with ease and easy to grip. Low absorbent to water keeping weight off the boat. Would recommend using this line to replace your stay-set where higher performance is desired.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Everything was great, timely shipping, ease of purchase. Except I would recommend recoiling your line when it arrives. There are a lot of kinks.

       
      5.0

      Nice line

      By Ozarkman

      from St Louis, MO

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Boats
        • Sailing

        Comments about VPC Hybrid Performance Braid:

        Nice line, great for main halyard

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great perfomaning halyards

        By Ken

        from Fairhope, Al

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Being Smaller Not Problem

        Best Uses

        • Sailing

        Comments about VPC Hybrid Performance Braid:

        One question, both catalogs viewed indicate the breaking strength to be 5500 lbs. The delivery ticket and this review request indicate a breaking strength of 4000 (lbs.}, why the difference?

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