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%
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

DIAM.  (INCH) 1/4 5/16 13/32 1/2 9/16
WEIGHT PER 100 FT.  (LBS) 1.7 3.1 4.7 6.5 8.7
AVG. STRENGTH  (LBS) 5,300 7,600 13,600 20,300 29,200
ELASTIC STIFFNESS  (LBS) 228,000 358,000 553,000 748,000 1,074,000
DIAM.  (MM) 6 8 10 12 14
WEIGHT PER 100 M  (KG) 2.5 4.6 7 9.7 12.9
AVG. STRENGTH  (KG) 2,400 3,400 6,200 9,200 13,200
ELASTIC STIFFNESS  (KN) 1,000 1,600 2,500 3,300 4,800

Diameters have been recalibrated for accurate metric sizing.

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