Snap Shackles
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Model # 272919 | Mfg # T5 SM BAILUPC # 2729190


Product Overview

Precision Tylaska shackles offer race-ready high performance, one-handed operation, and they can be snapped open under load.

Tylaska builds these shackles to the most demanding standards, and tests them to the limit. The result is a shackle that could pass as a piece of jewelry and exceeds the specifications for a part used in outer space. Tylaska shackles are not the least expensive, but they are quite possibly the best.

Key Features

  • Security and peace of mind for applications where failure is not an option
  • Every shackle is pull tested and released under several different load conditions before shipping
  • Aerospace 17-4PH stainless construction for extreme strength
  • All components superpolished for maximum corrosion resistance
  • Unique trigger is easy to open and close with only one hand!

Choice of two bail configurations:

SB: Standard Bails provide ample room for attaching a line while keeping weight and overall shackle length to a minimum. Ideal for halyards and sheets.

LB: Large Bails provide room for up to three additional shackles or a combination of shackles and lines. Ideal for spinnaker sheets, guys or other multi-line applications.

Size Range

  • T5: Small boat applications, J-24s and similar. Breaking strength of 5,000lb., Working load limit of 2,500lb. and weigh just 2.2 ounces in the standard bail configuration.
  • T8: For the 24 to 36 foot sailboat. Breaking strength of 8,000lb., Working load limit of 5,000lb. and weigh only 3.5 ounces in the standard bail configuration.
  • T12: For 30 to 45 foot boats. Breaking strength of 12,000 lb., Working load limit of 6,000lb.  and weigh only 5.6 ounces in the standard bail configuration.
  • T20: For mid- to large-sized (40' to 70') boats. Breaking strength of 20,000 lb., Working load limit of 10,000lb.  Standard bail configurations weigh only 11.9 oz. Ideal for 40 to 70 foot sailboats.
  • T30: For large (60' to 80') sailboats that need to support strong loads. Breaking strength of 30,000lb., Working load limit of 15,000lb., this shackle can handle sail loads on the largest of sailboats. A number of around-the-world racing teams utilize the T30.
 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including iron, nickel, titanium, and cobalt which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to


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