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post #19 of Old 04-05-2012
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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
That's interesting and very counter-intuitive - I would have thought a flat, very firm bed would suit your situation best. Every time I've slept in a hammock I've woken up with VERY stiff muscles in my back.

What's happening to you re: the stiffened back from the rods and the curve a hammock makes in your back while you sleep?
Yeah, I dunno I do in general like a firm bed. I also sleep on my side, which is counter-intuitive in a hammock.

I do tend to rig the hammock extremely taught, so that's part of the equation as well.
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