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Originally Posted by Yorksailor View Post
Paul is right, we store two vertically and one fell...it was not damaged as my wife's head was between it and the deck.

They bang unless they are well secured but they are much easier to deploy which is important on a 55ft boat with a 70ft stick.

Phil
I'm a little confused. Despite the horrific incident, you still seem to be a proponent of the vertical system. What went wrong, and do you still have the same wife?
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