Splicing 4-Strand Kevlar

Wes taught Rob and I how to splice shroud layed 4-strand Kevlar today.  It works very similar to a 6 strand wire splice except you only have four strands to worry about.  It’s also a lot more forgiving and doesn’t hurt as much.  No blood was shed in the making of this splice.  That is a lot better than the last wire splice I had to do.

kevlar-splice

About Billy Sabatini

I am the Chief Mate of the US Brig Niagara. I've been sailing on Niagara since 2005 and have held the position of Third Mate, Second Mate, Engineer and now Chief Mate. I am also a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and Tabor Academy and hold a 200 Near Coastal Master's License.
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1 Response to Splicing 4-Strand Kevlar

  1. Mark Powers says:

    My name is Mark Powers and I am in the United
    States Navy. I was wonedring if you can send
    me a picture of how to do a short splice
    on 4 strand Kevelar. We were in port and some
    of our lines were severly damaged.

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