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post #2 of Old 07-21-2013
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Re: Whats this?

Looks like a "tacker" for a spinnaker.....wrap it around the forestay or furled jib, attach to the tack of the chute and to the downhaul (or a fixed pennant) and it will hold the tack of the chute at the boat's centerline.

Or it could be a seat for a rope swing?

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