VER SALES, INC.

Running Rigging

New England Ropes
Defines Performance


New England Ropes delivers the winning edge!

Choose from a selection of strong, low-stretch and lightweight lines that will improve the performance of your boat, help to reduce weight aloft, and allow you to use small diameter, easier-to-handle lines.

For assistance, consult our
Weight & Average Tensile Strength Chart

T-900

Unique braided Spectra/Technora core with a braided polyester cover.

Benefits: The ultimate high-performance rope, combining high strength, low weight, very low stretch, good abrasion-resistance and minimal creep.

Applications:
All running rigging requiring very low stretch, including guys, sheets, halyards and running backstays.

Colors: White, and a choice of red, blue or green flecks.

T-900 is identified by a fine red and blue tracer.


Spect-Set II

Braided Spectra core with a durable braided polyester cover.

Benefits: High strength-to-weight ratio, very low stretch, outstanding durability and excellent handling.

Applications: Running rigging requiring a durable, low-stretch, lightweight line, such as sheets, guys, spinnaker halyards and low-stretch control lines.

Colors: White, and a choice of red, blue or green flecks.

Spect-Set II is identified by a fine red and black tracer.


Sta-Set X Lite

Patented unidirectional core of Spectra and polyolefin with a
multi-filament polypropylene cover.

Benefits: A strong, low-stretch, lightweight rope that floats and does not absorb water.

Applications: One-design and dinghy halyards and sheets. Also ideal for light air spinnaker sheets on larger boats.

Colors: Purple or red with a distinctive "X" tracer.


Brite Lite

The choice for small boats or Dinghies! Unidirectional Spectra/polyolefin core with a colorful braided nylon cover.

Benefits: Lightweight, low-stretch and very durable. Easy to grip (even when wet!). Knots easily and holds well in cleats.

Applications: Halyards and control lines for small boats and dinghies. Light air spinnaker sheets on larger yachts.

Colors: Purple with yellow-and-green tracer, yellow with blue-and red-tracer, or teal with yellow-and-red tracer.


Sta-Set

A strong, flexible, and long wearing polyester double braid.

Benefits: High strength, low-stretch, durable, easy to handle and splice.

Applications: A great multi-purpose rope that is ideal for most running rigging applications.

Colors: White, and a choice of red, blue or green flecks. Also available in solid green, blue, red or black with a white fleck.

Sta-Set is identified by a fine red tracer.


Sta-Set X

A high-strength, low-stretch line with a patented parallel fiber core and a braided cover made from a blend of spun and filament polyester.

Benefits: The strongest and lowest stretch polyester line available. Excellent value. An ideal replacement for wire halyards.

Applications: An ideal choice for halyards, sheets and guys.

Colors: White, and a choice of red, blue or green flecks.

Sta-Set X is identified by the distinctive "X" red tracer.


Regatta Braid

A 12-strand single braid made from spun and filament polyester.

Benefits: A soft and supple, easy-to-handle line that absorbs twist and doesn't kink.

Applications: Ideal for mainsheets and furling lines.

Colors: White with red tracer.

Weight (lbs/100ft.) & Average Tensile Strength
Diameter 5/32"
(4 mm)
3/16"
(5 mm)
1/4"
(6 mm)
5/16"
(8 mm)
3/8"
(9 mm)
10 mm
Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile
T-900 - - - - 1.9 4,400 2.8 7,300 - - 4.4 11,800
Spect-Set II - - - - 2.0 3,800 3.2 5,700 - - 4.0 8,300
Sta-Set X Lite - - - - 1.7 2,200 2.5 3,300 - - - -
Brite Lite .7 847 1.0 1,320 1.4 1,760 - - - - - -
Weight (lbs/100ft.) & Average Tensile Strength
Diameter 7/16"
(11 mm)
1/2"
(12 mm)
9/16"
(14 mm)
5/8"
(16 mm)
3/4"
(19 mm)
7/8"
(22 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile
T-900 5.3 14,300 7.2 17,000 9.5 23,100 12.0 30,200 17.0 37,500 22.5 65,000 31.0 70,000
Spect-Set II 5.2 10,200 7.5 12,800 9.0 16,500 11.1 21,600 - - - - - -
Sta-Set X Lite 4.5 6,000 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brite Lite - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weight (lbs/100ft.) & Average Tensile Strength
Diameter 3/16"
(5 mm)
1/4"
(6 mm)
5/16"
(8 mm)
3/8"
(9 mm)
7/16"
(11 mm)
Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile
Sta-Set 1.1 1,200 1.9 2,000 3.1 3,000 4.4 4,400 6.1 6,000
Sta-Set X 1.2 1,600 2.1 2,700 3.4 4,400 4.4 5,500 5.9 7,400
Regatta Braid - - - - 3.0 3,000 3.8 4,200 5.3 5,500
Weight (lbs/100ft.) & Average Tensile Strength
Diameter 7/16"
(11 mm)
1/2"
(12 mm)
9/16"
(14 mm)
5/8"
(16 mm)
3/4"
(19 mm)
7/8"
(22 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile Weight Tensile
T-900 5.3 14,300 7.2 17,000 9.5 23,100 12.0 30,200 17.0 37,500 22.5 65,000 31.0 70,000
Spect-Set II 5.2 10,200 7.5 12,800 9.0 16,500 11.1 21,600 - - - - - -
Sta-Set X Lite 4.5 6,000 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brite Lite - - - - - - - - - - - - - -