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Fishing net tangled in prop
Hasn't happened to me yet, thankfully! But I have read about this happening to many people, a net or line getting caught in their prop. I have a Pearson 323 with a skeg supported rudder, and have an idea that I would like feedbck on. The thought is to glass on a padeye or something similar to both the trailing edge of the keel and the leading edge of the skeg, and then fasten a light cable between the eyes. This would prevent (hopefully) the line or net from going up into the prop in some cases. A tangle could still happen from the sides, but the chance would be reduced as you motor over something.
Has anyone done this, or seen it done? Is there another thread about this I haven't found? One drawback would be that it would have to be removed before hauling the boat, or else maybe a sacrificial light line could be used that would break.
I'm not looking for mass approval. Is everybody ok with that?