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Re: Ever been injured on your boat? Just happened to me.
A cockpit injury
I stepped on a cockpit cushion which slipped. I landed chest first on the binnacle, injuring a couple of ribs. This occurred at the dock.
I have banned cockpit cushions.
Good idea, I imagine cockpit cushions have contributed to a LOT of slips and falls...
Another REALLY bad idea, is the varnishing/Cetol-ing of the broad horizontal teak surfaces one sees on many cockpit coamings... Bare teak is one of the best non-skid surfaces there is, why anyone would finish a surface in such a critical location boggles the mind...
Last edited by JonEisberg; 04-13-2013 at 09:49 AM.