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Competition Sailing Lines at Defender

Serious sailors know that lines and rigging make a world of difference when trying to bend the wind and waves to you will.
By equipping your boat with performance level racing line, you can focus on navigating your vessel instead of worrying about the integrity of your rope.
Defender offers the finest light weight, high strength, and low stretch running rigging for professional sailors and recreational boaters alike.

We offer products from top manufacturers such as Samson, New England Ropes, Marlow, and Robline.
Expect nothing but the best quality for the lowest prices from Defender.
From polyester to Vectran and Dyneema, we the have the halyards, sheets, and control lines you need.

Performance Sailboat Racing Lines

  • WarpSpeed II: With an average tensile strength of 5,000 to 21,000 lbs depending on diameter, this core-dependent double braid is strong, lightweight, and features low stretch.
  • MLX3: Another competitive sailing grade line, the Samson MLX3 lines are blended core lines, or Samthane-coated Dyneema, with polyester covers. With tracer colors, you know exactly what line you are using, on sight and by color. Rot resistant, strong, and flexible.
  • Amsteel / AS-78: Incredibly strong at any diameter, this 12-strand single braid line is high strength, low stretch, and lightweight. Featuring rot resistant, strong, and low stretch Dyneema composition.
  • Endura Braid: A Euro style line with a 12-strand Dyneema core and 24-carrier braided polyester cover is ideal for handling, speed, and abrasion resistance.
  • VPC Tech Lines: A high strength, low-stretch alternative to more expensive, ultra high-performance racing lines.
  • Dinghy Lines: Thinner diameter lines that are good for halyards, sheets, and control lines, yet extremely strong and feature an outer covering for ease of handling.

  • Lines by type include

  • High-tech single braid
  • Dyeema core double braid
  • Dyeema blended core double braid
  • Vectran blended core double braid

  • Why Us?

    Defender has been the competitive sailing outfitter of choice for over 75 years.
    Our staff is made up of a knowledgeable crew of boat enthusiasts who have seen it all, from powered bass boats and kayaks to competitive racing sailboats.
    We know that the best way to enjoy the open water is through high quality, yet affordable gear.
    We offer a variety of options to suit the needs of any boater.

    Contact us today to buy line or ask questions about what you need for your next excursion today!