Web pages says.....
"It is stronger than steel
, floats, and will not absorb water
. It is very slippery and will not hold well around cleats
, stoppers and winches. Apply a polyester cover material to the area of the rope
where it needs to be winched or cleated and lock-stitch the cover to the core
These miracle fibers are interesting. We use some in the backing for flyreels. Smaller diameter means more backing - good for fighting big, fast fish
. If you tangle with it, you will get cut deep.