An aluminum chafe guard keeps spinnaker sheets from damaging the foil during high-speed jibes. Testing shows this guard weighs the same as aramid fiber or composite, and is impervious to wear, unlike UHMW plastic tape which wears away quickly.
Extrusion length (m) 1 m
Extrusion length (ft in) 3′ 3″ ft in
Weight (g) 85 g
Weight (oz) 3 oz