Whetman Equipment has designed this prussik loop to be made from 16/16 braid polyester cord with a 6mm diameter. This is then secured with a double fisherman’s knot. It also features a 6mm stainless steel ring for added versatility. The steel ring is then held in place with a super tough rubber band. The overall length of the units is 33cm. This prussik loop is a fast and easy way of getting extra traction on a wet rope in any rescue situation.
General Features6mm Cord16/16 Braid Polyester cordMarine Grade Stainless Steel RingOverall Length of the Loop is 33cmSecured with a double fisherman's knot
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The Whetman Equipment River Rat is a small and compact 12m kayak throw bag. This kayak throw line is ideal for whitewater kayaking, where you just want a short length of rope for close reach work. The River Rat is also ideal for use in other sports such as Ghyll Scrambling and Gorge Walking.
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The Whetman Equipment Wizards Sleeve, another original design from the design shed of Steve. This great piece of kayak safety gear will give you that extra reach when undertaking a river rescue.
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