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post #18 of Old 12-02-2011
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Originally Posted by sfchallenger View Post
A racing friend pointed out some time ago that if at all possible it is best to attach the aft end of each jackline to a point further forward of the stern than the aft cleat. The idea is to prevent dragging behind the boat....
Also, on boats with transom mounted outboards, the thought of being suspended in the prop zone is just plain horible.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




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