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post #27 of Old 12-19-2011
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Originally Posted by sailingfool View Post

Connecting the towline to the mast of the towed vessel is a choice, but I've only done so when the towed vessel lacked suitable bow cleats.
I would not attach a bridle to a deck stepped mast.

The bridle would use the primary winches and a keel stepped mast. All of the lines would come together as far forward on the foredeck as feasible and be joined by bowlines. Lots of antichafe as well.

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