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Re: Color coded dock lines?

If you leave docklines at your slip, having the first one that you would like someone to hand to you in a different color makes a huge difference. Whether a dock hand or passer by, its so much easier to say "hand me the red line" than to point and say "that one, no the other one".

In most slips, this would be one of the spring lines.
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Re: Color coded dock lines?

Or, the guy could have just bought some "spool ends" at a discount. Sometimes it is that simple.
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