SailNet Community - View Single Post - Harness and Tether Recommendations?
View Single Post
post #46 of Old 03-22-2013
Senior Member
jackdale's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Posts: 9,298
Thanks: 35
Thanked 77 Times in 72 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Harness and Tether Recommendations?

Take Five

There is nothing that says your jackline has to follow the deck. I have been on a boat that was rigged with a a jackline that was attached to the shrouds about 5 feet off the deck at a mid point. I cannot remember what the attachment mechanism looked like. But it was a good idea. Just mount it so that the jackline does not interfere with your boom as you come off the wind.

ISPA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor Evaluator
Sail Canada Advanced Cruising Instructor
IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Instructor
ASA 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)
jackdale is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome