Hamilton Marine in Searsport and POrtland Maine is another good source for Rope. They buy alot factory overruns and have huge piles of it in stock- I saw everything from 3/8 inch to 2 inch (and probably bigger) there. The wave a website Welcome To Hamilton Marine
. I've never bought Docklines cheaper!
quote=rmeador;693676]Thanks for the explanation. I guess both my dock lines and my sheets are double braid. I have some three-strand line that I use for backup dock lines right now, but it's probably too small for that job, and I really don't like it... it's hard to work with, and ugly. After I made my first post, I checked prices on Defender and they're quite a bit cheaper even after WM's discount. I just checked out RWRope, but they don't list prices on their website. As a rule, I try to avoid doing business with companies that don't list prices.[/quote]