Reward for lost Kraken!
Join Date: Apr 2006
Thanked 132 Times in 129 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Pros: Out from underfoot. Fast to deploy. Clear of lines on deck.
Cons: Weight aloft. Easier to drop on someone's head.
Bottom line is you stow it wherever your foredeck crew thinks it works best, and if that doesn't work...re-evaluate the crew and the pole.