SailNet Community - View Single Post - use of toe rail..
View Single Post
post #11 of Old 08-13-2010
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton, NY
Posts: 511
Thanks: 3
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 11
The toe rails are typically very storng and could easily withstand the loads you may impose with a midship mooring line. The issue you may face is the proper form of attachment. You could use a snatch block on the toe rail and lead it to a strong point like a proper size cleat, or a winch. There are cleats available that are designed to go into toe rails, but they seem pretty flimsy to me.
tweitz is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome