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Folch Ropes

FOLCH logoKS SHIPPING is the sole distributor for FOLCH Ropes.  FOLCH Ropes S.A. was founded in 1942 and is renowned internationally for producing the highest quality products.  FOLCH S.A. follows current manufacturing regulations and all products are manufactured in accordance with the latest European directives. FOLCH Ropes are certified by DNV/GL and OCIMF for use in Marine Applications.

FOLCH manufacture mooring and towing ropes from synthetic materials in 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16 and 24 strands. FOLCH also manufacture made to measure hawsers with special finishes: spliced eyes, thimbles, shackles and/or rings. FOLCH have extensive experience also in the military and offshore sectors.

FOLCH also manufacture ropes for halyards and sails, which have been specially developed to handle the greatest demands when it comes to resistance and rubbing, both for competition yachts as well as cruise ships. Various types of mooring and anchoring ropes are also manufactured by FOLCH.

All FOLCH products are manufactured with high tenacity raw materials from suppliers selected for their high quality and reputable work. The materials are methodically stored, ensuring they are preserved in the best conditions until used in manufacturing. The production process is meticulously controlled and quality controls can be carried out during any phase, whether initial, intermediate or final.

FOLCH product quality is guaranteed from the outset of the process, and quality certificates for our products can be supplied upon request.


Folch ropes

Specially designed for super yachts and mega yachts.
Performance and high quality.

Elegant mooring line,
Luxury & quality since 1942

28200 rope

Double braided rope made of high tenacity polyester fibers.
Through this construction we ensure longer life thanks to its great
Resistance to friction.

  • From 16 to 96 m/m
  •  Abrasion resistant
  • Good flexibility
  • Antigiratory
  • Non floating
  • Spliceable
  • More colour options


40200 rope

8 strands rope made of high tenacity polyester fibers.
Great rope to absorb high shock loads.

  • From 6 to 128 m/m
  • Non floating 
  • Good flexibility
  • Flexible and soft touch
  • Easy to splice
  • More colour options


25200 rope

12 or 16 strands rope made of high tenacity ployester fibers.
Maximum strength and low elasticity.
Great resistance to friction.

  • From 10 to 56 m/m
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Good flexibility
  • Antigiratory
  • Non floating
  • Spliceable
  • More colour options


10200 rope

3 & 4 strands rope made of high tenacity ployester fibers.
Great rope for applications that require high resistance, low elongation
And durability.

  • From 4 to 50 m/m
  • Non floating
  • Low elongation
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Easy to splice
  • More colour options


2d800 rope

12 strands braided rope made of 100% dyneema ® (hmpe).
Great rope for applications in which the strength is required.
The flexible alternative to steel wire
It can be supplied with polyester braided cover.

  • From 10 to 56 m/m
  • Good flexibility
  • Preestretched
  • Flotability
  • Spliceable
  • Antigiratory

*all products can be supplied with spliced eyes with soft leather protection made to order.

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