Why choose Dyneema®?

Sailing ropes made with Dyneema® have an unrivaled strength-to-weight ratio that is perfect for everyone from the keen club racer, to open-ocean racers and medal-winning Olympic teams. Ropes made with Dyneema® are ultra-light and float on water. Plus they’re resistant to water, chemicals, and UV.

3 reasons to choose Dyneema®



Good responsiveness and grip to give precise and split-second control in all wind speeds.



Lightweight by reducing weight at top of the mast, and smaller rope dimensions.

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Safe and reliable performance, by a high break load and good UV resistance.

Ropes with Dyneema® at Clipper Round The World Race

What does it take to prepare for victory? And which role does the equipment and in particular rigging lines play? Two complete different sailing races, two different challenges and two different teams, but both sail with ropes made with Dyneema®.

The right grade when it matters

Dyneema® SK99

Dyneema® SK99 is the latest innovation for highest level of sailing performance. Dyneema® SK99 has the highest tenacity (42.5 cN/dtex) and modulus (1590cN/dtex) of any lightweight polymer fiber. Result: ropes that respond with micro precision resulting in maximum speed.

Dyneema® SK78

Dyneema® SK78 is the industry standard used by all reputable sailing rope manufacturers. Dyneema® SK78 offers high tenacity (35cN/dtex) and significantly improved elongation and creep characteristics.

Where to buy

Only sailing ropes made with Dyneema® bear the Dyneema® diamond. Find your sailing ropes with Dyneema®, only manufactured by our official partners.