Dock Lines


Whitsunday Discount Marine only recommends nylon docklines for permanent docking.

Nylon - the king of rope. Twice as strong as Silver or Betelon (polypropylene) ropes. Absorbs shock. Don't trust your boat to any other dockline.

 

COMPARATIVE BREAKING & WORKING LOADS OF DOCK LINES

  Nylon Double Braided Polyester 8 Braid
Rope Diameter Breaking Load Kg Working Load Kg Breaking Load Kg Working Load Kg
10mm 2,000 400    
12mm 2,400 480    
14mm 3,300 660    
16mm 4,400 880    
18mm 5,000 1,000 5,500 1,375
20mm 6,500 1,300 6,910 1,725
22mm     9,910 2,475
24mm     12,140 3,025