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New England Ropes 3/8in (10mm) Sta-Set X, Parallel Core Braid Rope, Sold per Foot

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New England Ropes Sta-Set X - Lighter weight, low stretch and soft cover improves grip in the hands and on the winch.

Sta-Set X Yachting Rope: Enhanced Performance for Discerning Sailors

Our Sta-Set X yachting rope boasts a patented all-polyester braid with a parallel core construction, complemented by a filament/spun cover. Crafted for excellence, it delivers superior handling and exceptional abrasion resistance. Here’s why Sta-Set X stands out:

  • Reduced Stretch: With one-third less stretch compared to Sta-Set, Sta-Set X ensures stability and responsiveness during critical maneuvers.
  • Cost-Effective Alternative: In numerous applications, Sta-Set X can seamlessly replace expensive racing braids, especially when sizing conservatively.
  • Enhanced Grip: The soft cover provides a secure hold both in your hand and on winches, enhancing control and confidence.
  • Distinctive Identification: Look for the characteristic “X” – two fine red tracers on the white cover – signifying Sta-Set X.
  • Easy Line Recognition: Color-coded options (red, blue, and green) feature bold colored “X” flecks for quick identification.
  • Minimal Stretch: At 20% of its breaking strength, Sta-Set X exhibits a mere 1.95% stretch.
  • Choose Sta-Set X for your sailing endeavors, where performance meets precision. Elevate your yachting experience with the rope trusted by professionals worldwide.


Key Features

  • Lowest stretch all-polyester line; A great choice for halyards
  • Parallel polyester core with braided cover; 1.95% stretch at 20% of breaking strength
  • White (with tracer), or Green, Blue, Red Fleck; 3/16"-5/8" diameters; Sold by the foot
  • Recommended by Practical Sailor for superior stretch, durability and ease of handling
  • Can be used to replace wire halyards

    Sta-Set X Selection Chart

    Diameter [mm] Diameter [inch] Weight [lbs/100'] Tensile [lbs]
    5 3/16 1.30 1,900
    6 1/4 2.20 2,800
    8 5/16 3.40 4,400
    10 3/8 4.50 5,300
    11 7/16 6.10 7,700
    12 1/2 8.40 9700
    14 9/16 9.50 13200
    16 5/8 11.80 14,500
    18 3/4 17.70 21,600
    SKU: NEW38STAX-B MFR: C3113-12-00600