These are gaining in popularity as they have the advantage of being much lighter than metal shackles and cause less damage to the brightwork. They are relatively easy to make. The best book on the subject is "Splicing Modern Ropes" by Jan-Willem Polman
Soft Shackles are generally made from 12 strand Dyneema but can also be made to order from heat resisting Technora. We can make soft shackles to suit your exact requirements otherwise choose from the great value ones listed below.
These Loop Products are made in Germany using Gottifredi Maffioli ropes.
- Very strong
- Excellent UV and abrasion resistance
- Very light - they float
- Reduced chance of damage to brightwork