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Contact: Charlotte Wells, Samson
Phone: 360.384.4669
Email: cwells@samsonrope.com


Xceed-78 Meets Demand for Mega Yacht Rigging

Ferndale, WA – August 15, 2012 – Samson, the worldwide leader in performance rope, is introducing a new line to its portfolio of high tech sail rigging; Xceed-78. Xceed-78 was developed with input and testing of high end riggers and competitive racers.
Xceed-78 is specifically designed for use on mega yachts where large diameter lines are required to handle the extreme loads placed on halyards and sheets. Made with a 100% Dyneema® SK78 fiber core, Xceed-78 combine shigh strength, low weight, and improved creep performance for better stability under static loads. The all polyester cover is designed to protect the core from abrasion and provide grip for winches where necessary. The core incorporates Samson’s proprietary Samthane coating, allowing the cover to be stripped to reduce weight.
Samson’s newest recreational marine products continue to set the standard for high performance and can be trusted as a safe and secure application around the boat.
About Samson:
For over 130 years, Samson has been recognized as a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance ropes. Among its many innovations, Samson invented the double braid and pioneered the first high modulus polyethylene fiber ropes. Today, Samson engineers continue to pioneer the use of new fiber technology and the development of innovative coatings and constructions to produce ropes with unprecedented performance characteristics. Samson’s research and development team is meeting an ever expanding market need for products with exceptional performance in critical applications. Samson is part of Wind River Holdings™ portfolio of operating companies. For more information about Wind River Holdings™ visit www.windriverholdings.com.
To find out more about Samson call 360.384.4669 or visit our website: www.samsonrope.com