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Old 11-11-2011, 09:13   #31
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Am simply after ideas for those (hopefully rare!) circumstances where I really don't want to be on deck (nor on the boat itself?! ).......the usual MO will no doubt continue to be SFA
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(...) everyone else seems to prefer to perch to windward...
Nay. Not everybody. I like the low side too. When spray is flying, the drier part of our cockpit is under the lower side dodger. Also, when the wind is very light, I believe I feel the boat better driving from the lower side (probably an old habit from the racing days).

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Re: Tethered Transition from Cockpit to Sidedecks . . .

Boatman my 23 ft flushdeck has no handholds or toerails so my

couple of fixed tethers and one short clipped to harness works 4 me. Cheers mate.
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