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Re: Moving genoa track from teak rail to deck
I would be inclined to leave the track on the toe rail, if for no other reason than to cover up the mess of holes. I would think it also adds some strength, which isn't a bad thing. You can always get another piece of T-track to put on the deck if you want tighter sheeting. That way you have a choice of lead positions depending on point of sail etc.
Is the position of the tracks in your pic where you are thinking of putting them? If so, I think they are much too close to the toe rail. I would be concerned about the fairlead chewing up the rail, not to bention the potential for dirt and moisture to be trapped in that narrow space between the two. Keeping it clean could be a pain.
Last edited by SchockT; 06-14-2012 at 12:31 PM.