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post #20 of Old 06-04-2012
SimonV
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Re: How short is too short

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Originally Posted by davidpm View Post
Would you explain this comment please.
Did you have a problem with releasing the pennant?
Is it that you are reluctant to cut the pennant in an emergency?


In this case I own the mooring, would that matter to you.
It is my permanent summer place so by definition I have to trust it. It will be the lee shore a good percentage of the time.
The mooring buoy was a public one and I was reluctant to cut it but did in the end. As I sail around the barrier reef where there are many places where anchoring is prohibited or due to depth impossible I do use the public mooring where available. and would rather cut my line than the expensive pendants on the bouys.

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