Originally Posted by bacampbe
I used to use those on my old boat. They may be okay for occasional use, but I found that if I left them on the lifeline for any length of time, they would get brittle and break. I assume from UV damage.
Yeah, my first set lasted about a year and a half but, they're cheap ( 10 bucks/pr
), very simple to use and with the wife being in charge of such things as docking, stowing fenders & lines while getting underway, hell, whatever makes her happy.