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Originally Posted by magnusmurphy
One more question:

My boat has a monitor windvane on the stern. Seems to me there is a danger of something like a JSD snagging the vane contraption, and either ripping it off, or chafing on it, as the boat goes through the inevitable yawing of waves.

Any comments?

M
It depends on the way you setup the bridle for the JSD. If you lead the bridle fair, you might not have any problems. I don't know how you plan on mounting the chainplates for the bridle and where they would be with respect to the windvane.

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