⚓ FREE Swivel with Norestar Stainless Steel Anchors over $150 ⚓

* Swivel will be added to your shipment and will not appear in your cart

Free shipping on orders over $50 (USA)*

My Cart:

0 item(s)
You have no items in your shopping cart.

0

×

Registration

Profile Informations

Login Details

or login

First name is required!
Last name is required!
First name is not valid!
Last name is not valid!
This is not an email address!
Email address is required!
This email is already registered!
Password is required!
Enter a valid password!
Please enter 6 or more characters!
Please enter 16 or less characters!
Passwords are not same!
Terms and Conditions are required!
Email or Password is wrong!

The difference between Braided Rope & Twisted Rope

In North America, almost all anchoring ropes are made of Nylon. This is for a number of reasons including its strength and elasticity. After this common factor, you're likely to see two common types of rope: braided and twisted.

There's a number of differences between braided rope and twisted rope, which of most are covered in our article "Anchor Rode: Picking a Rope Size, Type, Length and More". However, here's the low-down in a couple of sentences:

Braided rope is stronger and is nicer on the hands than twisted rope, but it's a pain to splice yourself. This means if you're using a windlass and chain, and you are doing your own splicing, you'll probably need to use twisted rope. If you're not using a windlass, go with braided rope.

Simple, non? :)

Even simpler, buy a rode package for your windlass!

Leave a Reply

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.