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Originally Posted by sailingdog
A properly coiled halyard is far less likely to get tangled or fouled, and is just as quick to deploy. Leaving it flaked, even in a "untrafficked corner" of the cockpit, is still riskier IMHO.
IMHO the coiled halyard should also be stowed in a bag or on an unused which or cleat to reduce the possibility of it ending up around the prop.
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If I'd only listened to those guys about that wing keel...