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Re: Best Boat Hook?
I've learned that they don't do double duty as a Spinnaker pole even in very light wind with just the jib.
They fold in half.
So maybe if someone could make a titanium or carbon fiber pole that could do double duty.
I've never used one as a spinnaker pole, but I had a home made wooden boat hook (with a bronze end), that I made extra long, that I used as a whisker pole for years with no drama. And, the best thing was, it floated!
On the northern Gulf of Mexico.
"Best thing to do is get her out on the ocean. If anything's gonna happen, it's gonna happen out there." Captain Ron Rico