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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
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059064 C2831-08-00600
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$0.97

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059221 C2831-10-00600
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$1.24

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11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Red 9059254 C2831-11-00600
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$1.56

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8mm VPC Line, 4000lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059205 C2832-08-00600
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$0.97

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059239 C2832-10-00600
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$1.24

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11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Solid Green 9059262 C2832-11-00600
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$1.56

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8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059213 C2833-08-00600
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$0.97

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059247 C2833-10-00600
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$1.24

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11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Solid Navy 9059072 C2833-11-00600
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$1.56

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6mm VPC Line, 3200lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538445 C2841-06-00600
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$0.89

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8mm VPC Line, 4000lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 15729841 C2841-08-00600
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$1.30

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538460 C2841-10-00600
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$1.24

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11mm VPC Line, 8500llb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538478 C2841-11-00600
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$1.56

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12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Red Fleck 10538486 C2841-12-00300
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$1.79

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8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538502 C2842-08-00600
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$0.97

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538510 C2842-10-00600
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$1.24

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11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538528 C2842-11-00600
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$1.56

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12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Green Fleck 10538536 C2842-12-00600
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$1.79

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6mm VPC Line, 3200lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538544 C2843-06-00600
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$0.89

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8mm VPC Line, 5500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 15729866 C2843-08-00600
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$1.30

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10mm VPC Line, 6500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538569 C2843-10-00600
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$1.66

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11mm VPC Line, 8500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538577 C2843-11-00600
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$1.56

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12mm VPC Line, 9500lb. Breaking Strength, Blue Fleck 10538585 C2843-12-00300
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$1.79

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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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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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New England RopesVPC Hybrid Performance Braid
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (4)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sailing (4)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good club racing performer

By Jack the Sailor

from Missouri

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Racing
    • Sailing

    Comments about VPC Hybrid Performance Braid:

    I use this for the halyard, reefing, vang, and traveler lines on my Merit 25. Low stretch, good performance.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    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

        (3 of 3 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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