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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

Originally Posted by northoceanbeach View Post
. Are jacklines necessary on a small boat or can you just clip and unclip a 6 foot tether like the WM one mentioned above to the bars that come out of the bottom of the stantions?
You want to tether yourself inboard to prevent yourself from going over the side, rather than tethering to the stanchions, and hanging over the side. That is why jacklines are a very good idea for foul weather singlehanding.
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