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Colin Parkstone
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Russell,

3mm wire for a main halyard is way over the top and will not like turning the top sheave, 2mm or 2.5mm (7×19) at the most for main halyards and 4mm three strand pre stretch as a tail so you can do an eye splice in the end.

3mm 7×19 is used for genoa halyards and 3mm 1×19 for shrouds, stainless of course,dont get fobbed of with galvanised.

C P 🙂