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Cleaning Ropes - Colorful Mooring Ropes 0

Top Tips for Cleaning Ropes

Cleaning Ropes – Easy Tips: If you didn’t store your running rigging last winter in a nice dry place then there is a good chance you will be finding sheets and halyards coated in dirt, mold, and mildew. Time for cleaning ropes.

Jack-stay Installation Advice 0

Jack-stay Installation Advice

Jack-stays that are well inboard and taught reduce the chance that a sailor can be hurled over the lifelines and into the water.

Make Your Own Jacklines 0

Making a Jackline

Jacklines provide a convenient, safe way of attaching yourself to the boat via your safety harness tether.

The Pros and Cons of Chest-high Jacklines 0

The Pros and Cons of Chest-high Jacklines

World sailing offers fairly explicit expectations regarding jackstays. And PS offer its own additional advice, including one that recommends jacklines ideally be installed so that a sailor who is clipped in can’t go over the side.

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