Harken's tech corner is a good start. Also some helpful information, do you know how to splice? Single braid, double braid, brummel splice, whipping, and lock stitching? Very easy to do and can save you 20-40 bucks a line. Also use a small single braid for about 30' of the halyard (you'll have to measure) then splice it to a more comfortable "tail". Dyneema is a good small diameter single braid line with little stretch and splices easily. It is slippery, so I'd suggest an eye splice and lock stitch it or a locking brummel splice. Don't trust a knot in that stuff.
Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"
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