Rapid Rope Guide

Rapid Rope Guide

This article has appeared in several issues of “The Art of Dart”, UKIDA’s Class Association Newsletter.

Do your sheets or halyards need replacing? Not sure what the correct sizes are? Consult this quick reference guide to the key bits on your boat

 

Name & Part No Length (mm) Diameter (mm)
Shroud DW330 (1) 5867 +/- 30 4.0 +/- 0.25
Forestay DW310 (1) 4357 +/- 20 3.0 +/- 0.25
Short Forestay DW320 (1) 775 +/- 10 4.0 +/- 0.25
Trapeze Wire DW280 (1) 5460 +/- 100 2.0 +/- 0.25
Bridle Wire DW300 (1) 1295 +/- 10 3.0 +/- 0.25
Mainsheet DS380 9000 +/- 1300 9.0 minimum
Jibsheet DS400 9000 +/- 1300 9.0 minimum
Traveller Line DS381 5000 +/- 2300 7.0 minimum
Spanner Line DM367 (1,3) 3470 +/- 50 5.0 minimum
Trapeze Shockcord DT202 2200 +/- 300 5.0 +/- 1 .5
Reaching Line Shockcord DT204 1750 +/- 300 5.0 +/- 1 .5
Main Halyard DM362 16300 +/- 500 5.5 minimum
Jib Halyard DM364 (2) 11900 +/- 500 3.5 minimum
Jibsheeet Bridle DS401 (1) 1600 +/- 200 6.0 minimum
Reaching Line DS410 1300 +/- 150 4.5 +/- 1 .0
Main Luff Downhaul 2:1 DM360 (2)

Main Luff Downhaul 3:1 DM511(2)

850 +/- 400

2000 +/-400

4.8 minimum
Forestay Strop DW313 (2) 600 +/ 600 5.0 +/- 2.0
Jib Strop DS432 (2) 850 +/- 400 4.0 +/- 2.0
Trapeze Adjuster DW285 (2) 1500 +/- 200 5.0 minimum

 

(1) Length includes loop at both ends.

(2) Length includes a loop at one end.

(3) Mesured under a tensile load of 4.5kg +/- 0.5kg

If in doubt, please consult class drawings before replacement