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Re: Harness and Tether Recommendations?

One thing not mentioned enough is non-skid surfaces. Deck surfaces are designed for "pretty" not for best skid resistance. Almost every boat you see has rounded corners that have NO non-skid or "patches" of non-skid with plenty of slick in between to hit and slide. I Kiwi-gripped my decks completely, including the rounded corners which originally were slick and shiny. I don't need to play hopscotch trying to aim my feet at grip surfaces. Kiwi can be put on with a VERY aggressive surface that keeps footing solid. I think function has to trump appearance when it comes to deck surfaces.

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