GPX

GPX is a cutting-edge rigging line for the elite grand prix-level racer. The core is a custom blend of Dyneema® SK99 and DM20, to provide the highest possible elastic stiffness with virtually no creep. The cover is a special blend of polyester and Technora® UV-protected fiber to provide maximum performance with superior grip, excellent durability, and heat resistance. GPX is Samson's highest-performing sailing line.

Product Code

437

Specific Gravity

1.18

Fiber (Core/cover)

HMPE / Aramid- Polyester Blend

Splice

Double Braid Class II

at Percent of break strength
10% 20% 30%
Elastic Elongation
0.45% 0.71% 0.98%
* EE calculated with spliced rope strength
Color Options
color-options

Maximum-Performance Racing

Blended cover for improved traction and durability   •   Can be tapered   •   Coated core matches the cover   •   Highest strength and stiffness   •   Lightweight   •   Lowest stretch   •   Minimal creep

  Imperial Metric  
  DIAM.
inch
WEIGHT PER 100 FT.
lbs
AVG. STRENGTH
lbs
Elastic Stiffness
lbs
DIAM.
mm
WEIGHT PER 100 M
kg
AVG. STRENGTH
kg
Elastic Stiffness
kN
 
  1/4 1.7 5,300 228,000 6 2.5 2,400 1,000  
  5/16 3.1 7,600 358,000 8 4.6 3,400 1,600  
  13/32 4.7 13,600 553,000 10 7 6,200 2,500  
  1/2 6.5 20,300 748,000 12 9.7 9,200 3,300  
  9/16 8.7 29,200 1,074,000 14 12.9 13,200 4,800  

Diameters have been recalibrated for accurate metric sizing.

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