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Riggers Braid is manufactured by Southern Ropes is the ideal sailboat line for sheets, control lines, halyards and more. These high tenacity polyester double braid ropes feature a 24-carrier construction outer covering making them easy on the hands and a favorite sailing halyard among experienced riggers. Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising yacht running rigging and truly make world class halyard lines and sheets. If you have any questions about our sailboat rigging supplies feel free to contact us and speak to one of our experienced sailors today.

If you do not know the length of line you need, click on 'Line lengths' found in the 'Build your Halyard' category to find your boat and to find the length of line you need. The below chart will help you select what diameter line from the length of your boat.

Line diameter to Boat LOA (feet) - sizing chart for "Rigger Braid".

HalyardsMain SheetGenoa & Spin SheetsTopping lift & Travellers
8 mm diameter (5/16")15' - 26'16' - 21'15' - 25' 20' - 35'
10 mm diameter (3/8")24' - 38'20' - 30'25' - 35'35' - 45'
12mm diameter (1/2")38' - 48'30' - 48'35' - 45'45' - 60'
14mm diameter (9/16")48' - 58'48' - 60'45' - 55'60' - 70'
16mm diameter (5/8")58' - 70'58' - 65'52' - 65'
* Disclaimer - The above chart is intended as a guide and although it is good for most sailboats, there are to many variables like :- length of line, displacement of boat, righting moment of boat, etc to make it accurate for every boat. If you are not sure click on 'contact us' and fill out and send the quote form.

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Build a line 6mm YachtMaster XS

Have us make up your halyard, sheet or line in “Yachtmaster XS”, a high tenacity polyester braid on braid line.  Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising sailboat halyards, sheets and control lines and have stood the test of time.  Riggers braid manufactured by ‘Southern Ropes’ has a 24-carrier construction outer cover making it easy and the hands and is a great all round line ideal for spliced halyards and genoa sheets.  6 mm Riggers Braid has a break load 1870 lbs.  If  required the halyard shackle selected will be spliced on with a messenger eye on the bitter end.

Our Price: $0.45
Build a line 8mm YachtMaster XS

Have us make up your halyard, sheet or line in “YachtMaster XS”, a high tenacity polyester braid on braid line.  Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising sailboat halyards, sheets and control lines and have stood the test of time.  Riggers braid manufactured by ‘Southern Ropes’ has a 24-carrier construction outer cover making it easy and the hands and is a great all round line ideal for spliced halyards and genoa sheets.  8 mm Riggers Braid has a break load 3747 lbs.  If  required the halyard shackle selected will be spliced on with a messenger eye on the bitter end.

Our Price: $0.60
Build a line in 10mm YachtMaster XS

Have us make up your halyard, sheet or line in “YachtMaster XS”, a high tenacity polyester braid on braid line.  Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising sailboat halyards, sheets and control lines and have stood the test of time.  Riggers braid manufactured by ‘Southern Ropes’ has a 24-carrier construction outer cover making it easy and the hands and is a great all round line ideal for spliced halyards and genoa sheets. 10 mm diameter has a break load 5181 lbs.  If you selected a halyard shackle it will be spliced on with a messenger eye on the bitter end.

Our Price: $0.78
Build a line in 11mm Yacht Braid

Have us make up your halyard, sheet or line in “Yacht Braid”, a high tenacity polyester braid on braid line.  Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising sailboat halyards, sheets and control lines and have stood the test of time. Yachts braid manufactured by ‘Southern Ropes’ has a 32-carrier construction outer is a great all round line ideal for halyards and genoa sheets. 11 mm diameter has a break load 6300 lbs.  If you selected a halyard shackle it will be spliced on with a messenger eye on the bitter end.

Our Price: $0.99
Build a line in 12mm YachtMaster XS

Have us make up your halyard, sheet or line in “YachtMaster XS”, a high tenacity polyester braid on braid line.  Double braid polyester lines are the mainstay of cruising sailboat halyards, sheets and control lines and have stood the test of time.  Riggers braid manufactured by ‘Southern Ropes’ has a 24-carrier construction outer cover making it easy and the hands and is a great all round line ideal for spliced halyards and genoa sheets.  mm Rigger Braid has a break load 7156 lbs. If you have selected a halyards shackle it will be spliced on with a messenger eye on the bitter end.

Our Price: $1.20