no longer reading SailNet
Join Date: Oct 2012
Thanked 140 Times in 133 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!
Chafe and UV resistance of stainless is far greater.
But it is prone to corrosion inside fittings that can't be inspected. Everything on the dyneema life line can be inspected, making it easy to check on chafe and UV degradation.
I'm no longer participating on SailNet.