SailNet Community - View Single Post - Harness and Tether Recommendations?
View Single Post
post #155 of Old 03-26-2013
Over Hill Sailing Club
smurphny's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
Posts: 3,663
Thanks: 93
Thanked 111 Times in 108 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Harness and Tether Recommendations?

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
I prefer car seat belt for tethers, as it is far more comfortable in my bunk than a rope, and to enable me to attach myself from inside, before opening the hatch, I can leave one attached to the jackline and close the hatch on it , unlike rope. With a tether short enough to stop you from reaching the water, you could never attach from inside before opening the hatch.
Great idea Brent. I've been wondering what to do with the rest of that huge roll of seat belt material I bought to make a drogue:-)

Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
smurphny is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome