All of our water ski ropes are handmade in the USA with the highest-quality PolyproMAX yarn. This rope is designed for the « Professional » skier and 34 mph record chaser. This is the standard for tournament rope. It starts at 18.25m and has shortenings down to 9.75m for the World Record Chase. Each rope is hand braided and pre-stretched to ensure maximum performance. Please allow approximately 1 week for production for this reason.