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Samson Rope

Samson Rope

Running Rigging

High Tech Racer / Competition Lines

AmSteel Blue

Amsteel Blue
  • High strength / low stretch
  • Floats - will not absorb water
  • Easily spliced
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Wire rope replacement

WarpSpeed

Warpspeed
  • High Strength
  • Very low stretch
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent abrasion resistance

MLX

MLX
  • Core-dependent double braid
  • Can be tapered
  • Polyester cover
  • High strength / low stretch
  • Lightweight

Ultra-Lite

Ultra-Lite
  • Floats - will not absorb water
  • Excellent strength
  • Low stretch
  • Great for light-air sheets

Samson Rope

Control-DPX

Control-DPX
  • Incredibly easy on the hands
  • High strength
  • Easily spliced
  • Low stretch
  • Winch, cleat and block friendly
Cruiser / Racer

LS Yacht Braid

LS Yacht Braid
  • Good strength characteristics
  • Great 'hand'
  • Great flexibility and handling
  • Excellent abrasion resistance

XLS Yacht Braid

XLS Yacht Braid
  • Highest strength double braid polyester rope
  • Lowest stretch of our polyester double braids
  • Outstanding abrasion resistance

Trophy Braid

Trophy Braid
  • Easy to hold, wet or dry
  • Holds well in all types of cleats
  • Solid grip on winch drums
  • Has a particularly soft hand

XLS Extra

XLS Extra
  • Excellent wire halyard replacement
  • Lighter weight than double-braid polyesters
  • Low stretch


Halyard Selection (For Main, Jib/Genoa, & Spinnaker Halyards)
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' 1/4" LS 1/4" LS 1/4" Warpspeed
20' 1/4" XLS 1/4" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed, 3/16" AmSteel-Blue
25' 5/16" XLS 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed, 3/16" AmSteel-Blue
30' 3/8" XLS 3/8" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" WarpSpeed, 1/4" AmSteel-Blue
35' 7/16" XLS 7/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" WarpSpeed, 1/4" AmSteel-Blue
40' 1/2" XLS 1/2" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" WarpSpeed, 1/4" AmSteel-Blue
45' 1/2" XLS 1/2" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" WarpSpeed, 5/16" AmSteel-Blue
50' 5/8" XLS 5/8" XLS, 1/2" XLS Extra, MLX 7/16" WarpSpeed, 3/8" AmSteel-Blue

Main Sheet Selection (End of Boom Sheeting)
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' 1/4" LS, Trophy 1/4", XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
20' 5/16" LS, Trophy 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
25' 5/16" LS, Trophy 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
30' 3/8" LS, Trophy 3/8" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" WarpSpeed
35' 7/16" LS or Trophy 7/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" WarpSpeed
40' 1/2" LS, Trophy 1/2" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" WarpSpeed
45' 1/2" LS, Trophy 5/8" XLS, 1/2" XLS Extra, MLX 7/16" Warpspeed
50' 5/8" LS, Trophy, 1/2" Control DPX 5/8" XLS, 1/2" XLS Extra, MLX, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX

Spinnaker Sheets
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' 1/4" LS 1/4" Ultra-Lite 1/4" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
20' 1/4" LS 1/4" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
25' 5/16" LS 5/16" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
30' 3/8" LS 3/8" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
35' 7/16" LS 3/8" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
40' 1/2" LS 7/16" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" Ultra-Lite, WarpSpeed
45' 1/2" LS 7/16" Ultra-Lite, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" WarpSpeed
50' 5/8" LS, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" Ultra-Lite,XLS Extra, MLX, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX

Jib/Genoa Sheet Selection
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' 1/4" Trophy 1/4" XLS, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
20' 5/16" Trophy 1/4" XLS, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
25' 5/16" Trophy, LS 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
30' 3/8" Trophy, LS 3/8" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 1/4" WarpSpeed
35' 7/16" Trophy, LS 7/16" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 5/16" WarpSpeed
40' 1/2" Trophy, LS 1/2" XLS, XLS Extra, MLX 3/8" WarpSpeed
45' 1/2" LS, 1/2" Control DPX 5/8" XLS, 1/2" XLS Extra, MLX, 1/2" Control DPX 3/8" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX
50' 5/8" LS, 5/8" XLS, 1/2" Control DPX 5/8" XLS, 1/2" XLS Extra, MLX, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX

Spinnaker Guy Selection
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' N/A 1/4" XLS 1/4" WarpSpeed
20' N/A 1/4" XLS 1/4" WarpSpeed
25' N/A 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra 1/4" WarpSpeed
30' 3/8" XLS 3/8" XLS Extra 5/16" WarpSpeed
35' 7/16" XLS 7/16" XLS Extra 5/16" WarpSpeed
40' 1/2" XLS 1/2" XLS Extra 3/8" WarpSpeed
45' 5/8" XLS, 1/2" Control DPX 5/8" XLS Extra, 1/2" Control DPX 5/16" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX
50' 3/4" XLS, 1/2" Control DPX 1/2" XLS Extra, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX

Control Lines Selection (For Topping Lifts, Fore Guys, Boom Vangs & Cunninghams)
Boat Size Cruiser Cruiser/Racer High Tech Racer
15' 3/16" LS 3/16" XLS 1/4" WarpSpeed, MLX
20' 1/4" LS 1/4" XLS, XLS Extra 1/4" WarpSpeed, MLX
25' 1/4" LS 1/4" XLS, XLS Extra 1/4" WarpSpeed
30' 5/16" LS 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra 1/4" WarpSpeed, 5/16" MLX
35' 5/16" LS 5/16" XLS, XLS Extra 1/4" WarpSpeed
40' 3/8" LS 3/8" XLS, XLS Extra 5/16" WarpSpeed
45' 7/16" LS 3/8" XLS, XLS Extra 5/16" WarpSpeed
50' 1/2" LS, 1/2" Control DPX 7/16" XLS, XLS Extra, 1/2" Control DPX 3/8" WarpSpeed, 1/2" Control DPX

Anchoring / Docking

Pro Set 3-Strand Nylon

3-Strand
  • Superior abrasion resistance, strength and flexibility
  • Manufactured to minimize snagging and hockling
  • Long, dependable service life

Nylon Double Braid

Nylon Double Braid
  • Excellent shock mitigation
  • Color stays true
  • Excellent flexibility and wet abrasion resistance
  • Resists rot and mildew

Floating Polypropylene Rope

Floating Polypropylene Rope
  • Soft hand
  • Highly visible
  • Easily accepts knots
  • Ideal for floating mooring line or dinghy painter

Utility Rope

Utility Rope
  • General Purpose
  • Characteristics By Line



sailboats

Dock & Anchor Line Selection
Boat Size Solid Color Nylon Double Braid Super Strong Nylon Double Braid Pro-Set Nylon
15' - 25' 3/8" (4,500 lbs.) 3/8" (4,900 lbs.) 3/8" (4,000 lbs.)
26' - 30' 3/8" (4,500 lbs.) 3/8" (4,900 lbs.) 1/2" (7,000 lbs.)
31' - 35' 3/8" (4,500 lbs.) 3/8" (4,900 lbs.) 1/2" (7,000 lbs.)
41' - 50' 1/2" (7,900 lbs.) 1/2" (8,600 lbs.) 5/8" (11,100 lbs.)
51' - 60' 5/8" (14,000 lbs.) 5/8" (15,200 lbs.) 3/4" (15,000 lbs.)
61' - 75' 3/4" (18,500 lbs.) 3/4" (18,800 lbs.) 7/8" (21,100 lbs.)
76' - 90' 7/8" (27,000 lbs.) 7/8" (29,000 lbs.) 1" (27,800 lbs.)
91' - 100' 1" (33,900 lbs.) 1" (36,000 lbs.)  
101' - 120' 1" (33,900 lbs.) 1" (36,000 lbs.)  

Splicing

Splicing Books and Videos

Splicing Books and Videos
  • Learn how to splice!
  • Splice Class 1 & Class 2 Ropes


Rope Splicing Accessories

Rope Splicing Accessories
  • Splicing Kits
  • Fids, Twine, End Dip
  • Hot Knifes
  • Etc...

Rope Splicing Services

  • Defender Custom Splicing Services
  • Custom Running Rigging, etc...

Chances are you have seen Samson synthetic lines at work all around you. For more than 130 years, Samson has led the way in developing high-performance cordage products to meet the most demanding applications in the world.

The running rigging you select for your boat carries the legacy of our experience in industries as diverse as commercial marine, safety and rescue, arborist, utilities, even the space program. So where's the advantage for you? When you buy Samson, you are getting a lot more than rope. We call our all-inclusive package of technology, products, manufacturing excellence, service, and experience "The Samson Advantage". Our customers call it peace of mind. So whether you're looking for new sheets to trim your composite genoa or replacing the halyards on a traditional schooner, look for the Samson Advantage. It assures you of performance you can depend on, anytime, anyplace.

When you demand the ultimate in high-performance sailing lines, Samson delivers unsurpassed quality. Lightweight, low stretch, and made to last. These lines are the choice of champions.

 
 
 
 
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