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Re: Harness and Tether Recommendations?
Bless you, pdqaltair, my thoughts exactly!
For those of you who are too busy hawking the next indispensible sailing product to read the whole post (which I highly recommend), here is his own synopsis:
"Every sailing forum has a least a few posts wherein someone asks an innocent question about a PFD or lifelines or harnesses or life rafts... and gets hammered by the safety police. Invariably, the original poster explained that he was a trailer sailor or lake sailor or coastal sailor, and further explained that he wasn't sailing around the world or even to Bermuda. Nonetheless, forum sailors are quite proud to display their knowledge of government code, to show just how many ways there are to spend somebody else's money, and how willing they are to crowd another's boat with superfluous stuff. Oh, they'll scare the stuffing out of you, if you listen. "
Were you Nostradamus in a previous life?
Last edited by jameswilson29; 03-24-2013 at 01:05 PM.