SailNet Community - View Single Post - Keep the halyards attached at anchor?
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 06-16-2010 Thread Starter
Closet Powerboater
MedSailor's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Anacortes PNW
Posts: 3,738
Thanks: 277
Thanked 116 Times in 105 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Keep the halyards attached at anchor?

It seems seamanly to keep one's halyards attached to one's sails while at anchor. The benefit of doing this would be that if you needed to get going and your engine won't oblige you can sail away more quickly. The problem I have is that halyards left attached clang, bang, and generally annoy.

What do you do? Is there an easy way to keep things attached and quick to deploy but avoid that annoying mast clanging.


I have a sauna on my boat, therefore I win.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
MedSailor is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome