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Old 19 June 2011, 04:18   #31
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Originally Posted by Screaming04 View Post
Yes... I have twins! 1 for the bow line, one to get me home...haha
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Old 25 June 2011, 18:02   #32
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Well today proved a point. It was one of those days when I decided to go out, and Mrs Nature added about 15 knots to the wind between when I decided to and when I actually went. I was glad to have the lines already rigged on the boat as after launch I had a job getting close enough to the pontoon and staying there long enough to grab anything to tie up, not often I put all three lines on the boat when I'm only leaving it for 5 min to pull the trailer out.

After I had been out for quite a while, I glanced across at the port side to see the forward line had worked loose where the end was tied off to the A frame, and become detached by the bouncing around (it hadn't been used today as I was starboard side to - in fact it probably hadn't been touched for a couple of months) and it was trailing in the water from the forward cleat.

About two feet short of the prop, so no problem

Not a day I would have wished to have had a prop/rope incident. Shorter is better

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