Textile strop with quick-release snap shackle in Dyneema® | T-Drop®


The T-drop® Dyneema M textile carabiner by Nodusfactory:

A lightweight, versatile connector for spinnaker and gennaker sheets with eye termination.

Nodusfactory's M T-drop® carabiner is an innovative solution for sailmakers looking for a reliable, lightweight, easy-to-use connector for their spinnakers and gennakers in light winds. Made from Dyneema®, an extremely strong textile fiber, this carabiner offers a multitude of advantages for sailors:

Lightweight and compact:
The M T-drop® is much lighter than traditional metal carabiners, reducing the overall weight of the installation. Its compact size makes it easy to store and handle.

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t-drop strope: maximum strength

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T-drop®, is a load-opening snap shackle mounted on a halyard swivel, ready for use on sheet and halyard, with a hollow braid core. Specially designed for downwind sheets, it doesn't require an opening pin, is easy to use and very light.

+ Use

Tying on Dyneema® or Polyester braid - Nodus & tip

  • Tie a knot in your rope +/- 3 m apart.
  • Slide the sheath of the rope towards the knot, to reveal the core of the hollow braid over 150cm.
  • Insert your estrope into the hollow core as far as it will go
  • Temporarily secure the core and estrope by wrapping a simple sticker around the upper part
  • Then reassemble the sheath by sliding it over the core all the way to the top
  • Then overbind or use our "Option" heating sleeves.

Materials: Dyneema® / Polymer

+ Option : Textile Block
  • Textile-Block is an attachment device specially designed for the clew (ring, strap, etc.).
  • The Textile Block is a small Dyneema® loop supplied with a System Block® locking ring.

Data sheet

M T-drop® carabiner in Dyneema® fabric


  • T-drop® connector :
  • PA Tech technical polymer 60% glass
  • High mechanical strength
  • Good UV resistance
  • Increased rigidity and dimensional stability
  • Improved heat resistance

Rope: 100% Dyneema® SK78 sheath

  • Ultra-strong, lightweight synthetic fiber
  • Grade SK78: one of the most resistant
  • 48fx pre-stretched: improved strength and dimensional stability
  • Ensimé: coating for improved abrasion resistance and durability

Block® ring: soft TPE thermoplastic

  • Flexible and impact-resistant
  • Fast locking and fixing

Product Details


  • Extremely light: up to 80% lighter than steel
  • Resistant: designed for short periods of time, for high loads and intensive use, choose Speed-drop®.
  • Durable: UV, abrasion and chemical resistant
  • Easy to use: closes and opens for quick release

Additional information:

  • Available in various materials
  • Breaking load and rope eye diameter vary according to M T-drop® or Speed-drop® connector model