Originally Posted by Festinghouse
I had this problem when specing my 5,3 with my 2 then 6 & 8. No problem with the eldler, but the younger's feet would not reach the deck
Thought about fold down stirrups/ pegs, but reasoned within a couple of years they would be able to reach the deck & I would have made holes in the pods for the short term.
My solution - 2"x4" footblocks abot 10" long with non-slip tops - bungeed around the pod. Has worked really well - cheaper than folding pegs / stirrups,& not obstructive if adults on the seats. Pods also pristine with no holes. Also gave flexibility if just out with one of them as she could side by side by side with me
Now the girls are a bit older older & feet reach the deck- redundant with no legacy on the boat.
If you want the set I made they're yours for a MacMillan donation - I can post some photos next weekend.
Just a thought on wingback seats with youngsters - ours got jammed between them when assessing them (quite amusing in the Ribcraft factory) so although I like them, on that practical evidence we decided not to go for them.