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Old 06-12-2012
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Re: Bump in the night

Originally Posted by CalebD View Post
Some people at our club routinely disconnect the mooring ball from the chain/loop and bring it up on their boat. Boats in our area routinely sail up on the mooring ball.
Might require a little bit of extra hardware and effort but should do the trick.
Not sure how that would work.
The chain comes up through the hole in the ball and has a shackle that connects the pennants at the top of the ball. The shackle will not drop through the hole.

If I haul enough I will start pulling chain aboard but the ball stays in the water.

If I disconnect that shackle I could easily drop the chain.

I think your guys have the pennants connected to the bottom of the ball.

Last edited by davidpm; 06-12-2012 at 08:47 AM.
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