Re: cleaning up after our fine feathered friends
Running some small SS seizing wire or monofilament between upper shroud(s) and mast a couple of inches above the spreaders should discourage the 'roosting' and reduce the cleaning requirement...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)