VPC Hybrid Performance Braid

Prices from $1.09 - To $2.81


In stock online.
Model # 10538569 | Mfg # C2843-10-00600 | UPC # 753963126842

Alternative to Grand Prix racing lines.

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. Stretch: 1.40% at 20% of breaking strength.

Key Features 

  • Blended Vectran® and polyolefin core
  • 1.40% stretch at 20% of breaking strength
  • UV-resistant polyester cover 
  • Use for mainsheets, jib sheets, and halyards.
  • Economical alternative to Grand Prix racing lines
  • Designed for the casual racer or offshore cruiser 
  • High strength with low stretch

Common Applications

  • Halyards
  • Mainsheets
  • Jib; Genoa sheets



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