Tylaska Snap Shackles

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Tylaska Marine Hardware is an American Manufacturer of High Quality Marine Hardware for the Sailing and Marine Industry

Tylaska shackles provide the ultimate in strength, performance and durability. The patented mathematical curvature of the release mechanism allows Tylaska shackles to be easily opened even under tremendous loads.

Computer optimized 15-5 PH stainless steel construction gives Tylaska shackles the highest in strength-to-weight ratios.

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Shackle Type A (in/(mm) B (in/(mm) C (in/(mm) D (in/(mm) E (in/(mm) Weight oz/(gm) Work Load lb / (kg) Suggested Use
T5 Std. Bail 9/16″ (14.2 mm) 9/16″ (14.2 mm) 17/32″ (13,5 mm) 9/16″ (14.2 mm) 2 15/16″ (74.6 mm) 2.2 oz (62 gm) 2500 lb (1136 kg) 20-30′ boats
T5 Large Bail 9/16″ (14.2 mm) 9/16″ (14.2 mm) 13/16″ (20.6 mm) 7/8″ (22.2 mm) 3 5/16″ (84.1 mm) 2.6 oz (74 gm) 2500 lb (1136 kg) 20-30′ boats
T8 Std. Bail 11/16″ (17.5 mm) 21/32″ (16.7 mm) 19/32″ (15.1 mm) 21/32 (16.7 mm) 3 7/16″ (87.3 mm) 3.5 oz (99 gm) 4000 lb (1818 kg) 24-36′ boats
T8 Large Bail 11/16″ (17.5 mm) 21/32″ (16.7 mm) 31/32″ (24.6 mm) 1″ (25.4 mm) 3 5/8″ (92.1 mm) 4.3 oz (122 gm) 4000 lb (1818 kg) 24-36′ boats
T12 Std. Bail 3/4″ (19.1 mm) 25/32″ (19.8 mm) 3/4″ (19.1 mm) 3/4″ (19.1 mm) 4″ (101.6mm) 5.6 oz (159 gm) 6000 lb (2727 kg) 30-45′ boats
T12 Large Bail 3/4″ (19.1 mm) 25/32″ (19.8 mm) 1 5/32″ (29.3 mm) 1 3/16″ (30.2 mm) 4 1/2″ (114.3 mm 7.2 oz (205 gm) 6000 lb (2727 kg) 30-45′ boats
T20 Std. Bail 31/32″ (24.6 mm) 15/16″ (23.8 mm) 15/16″ (23.8 mm) 31/32″ (24.6 mm) 5″ (127 mm) 10.7 oz (304 gm) 10000 lb (4545 kg) 40-70′ boats
T20 Large Bail 31/32″ (24.6 mm) 15/16″ (23.8 mm) 1 7/16″ (36.5 mm) 1 ½” (38.1 mm) 5 9/16″ (141.3 mm 11.9 oz (328 gm) 10000 lb (4545 kg) 40-70′ boats
T30 Std. Bail 1 1/4″ (31.8 mm) 1 1/8″ (28.6 mm) 1 1/8″ (28.6 mm) 1 1/4″ (31.8 mm) 6 3/8″ (161.9 mm 22.4 oz (636 gm) 15000 lb (6818 kg) 60′ + boats Maxi boats
T30 Large Bail 1 1/4″ (31.8 mm) 1 1/8″ (28.6 mm) 1 27/32″ (46.8 mm) 1 29/32″ (48.4 mm) 7 3/16″ (182.6 mm 29.0 oz (824 gm) 15000 lb (6818 kg) 60′ + boats Maxi boats

J-Lock Shackles can be easily spliced onto Genoa sheets, outhauls and halyards. The low-profile Tylaska J-locks fit through most Genoa blocks for fast sheet changes and the unique patented double-locking plunger locks in two directions for the ultimate in flog-free operation.

J-Lock Shackles
Shackle Type Weight oz / (gm) Work Load Lb / (kg) Breaking Strength lb / (kg) Boat Size feet
J8 Large Bail 1.9 oz. (54 gm) 4,000 lb (1818 kg) 8,000 lb (3636 kg) 24-36′
J12 Std. Bail 2.9 oz. (82 gm) 6,000 lb (2727 kg) 12,000 lb (5455 kg) 30-45′
J20 Large Bail 5.6 oz. (159 gm) 10,000 lb (4545 kg) 20,000 lb (9091 kg) 40-70′