Sunfast 3600 Custom Rigging Project

Sunfast 3600 Custom Rigging Project We have recently been busy carrying out a Sunfast 3600 Custom Rigging Project. This is a brand new boat but we are gradually upgrading and improving the rigging systems on the boat. Our list of items so far includes: Clutches– Replace all Spinlock clutches with Constrictor Clutches  Internal boom outhaul – …

Rope Barcode Tracking System

Rope Barcode Tracking System We have just finished setting up our rope barcode tracking system for all new halyards and sheets with custom splicing work. This allows us to track the rope batch numbers, production dates and splice type etc using our dedicated database. When it comes to replacing a sheet or halyard supplied by …

Superyacht tender mooring lines

Super tender mooring lines At Ocean Rope we specialise in custom rope work projects for all applications. We were asked to make up these custom Superyacht tender mooring lines for an open tender and a limousine tender. The brief was to produce a hardwearing mooring line but remaining aesthetically pleasing. We produced the lines in …

16mm HMPE 12 Strand Strop

16mm HMPE Strop We recently built this 16mm HMPE 12 Strand strop to replace a Headwire inside a Mainsail. The boat is a 23 metre Thames sailing barge. The use of HMPE allowed a considerable weight saving over heavy stainless steel wire, but still retaining the strength required for the application. The length was critical …

J92s Mainsheet Upgrade

J92s Mainsheet Upgrade   We were recently contacted by a customer having difficulties using their J92s mainsheet system. The existing configuration had used two lots of purchase systems (shown below) , this was resulting in lots of friction and requiring the user to pull a whole load of line to exert any force on the …

Industrial Strops

Industrial Stops  At Ocean Rope we specialise in customised industrial strops for a variety of applications. Given the specifics of the application we can provide a fully custom product to suit the requirements. Here’s a recent project for an industrial application made using our 8mm 12 Strand Core. The strops were tipped with a 100% …

J122 Running Rigging Package

J122 Running Rigging Package We were recently asked to make up this running rigging package for a J122. A fast turn around was required and we churned out all the rope within 2 days! Made using Technora braid for excellent durability and grip. Heres the package spec: 10mm Mainsheet with Continuous splice into German Mainsheet …

J Cup 2017

J Cup 2017 The next event on our summer regatta radar is J Cup 2017. The event will be hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club and takes places between 17th and 19th August. We are ready to provide regatta preparation support in the run up to the event. At Ocean Rope we specialise in …