Halyard Shackles

True 2:1 Sheaved Shackles

Using a high strength composite sleeve bearing, Tylaska has created true 2:1 halyard shackles capable of handling the full rated load of the shackle. The size was made to fit standard sail headboards without adding any unnecessary weight. Strength was optimized by computer and then verified by numerous destructive tests.

Split 2:1 Halyard Shackles

The Tylaska Split 2:1 halyard shackle offers snatch block convenience to the popular lightweight offering from Tylaska. These are ideal for quick installation and removal from existing rigging.


Tylaska’s halyard shackles have the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any existing halyard shackle on the market. A captive 17-4PH stainless pin makes for trouble-free operation. The all-metal machined line thimble allows for use as a 2-1 purchase without the wear or melting that occurs with plastic molded thimbles. Lines can also be permanently spliced for a fixed halyard