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Originally Posted by Ninefingers View Post
Are you sure the winches are stronger than the cleats? On the Hunter 33 I sail, the manual specifies the cleats as the strong points with 9000lb breaking point.
I would have a hard time towing with my main winches. Probably would rip off my stern rail and maybe rip off the winches. Think I would rather rip out my stern cleats as would be less repair work to do.
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