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Re: Best Boat Hook?
These are awful nice looking. But they are pricy:
..and they're ridiculously easy to make, so why would you buy one?
It's easy enough to make a boot-hook from a length of hardware-store dowel rod and a suitable hook... and it gives you the opportunity to practise some fancy rope-work.
FWIW, our 2 shiny wooden boathooks double as a boom-crutch.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
Last edited by Classic30; 05-08-2014 at 07:44 PM.