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Mooring pendant for Pearson 35

I have a Pearson 35 heading to a mooring for the first time. The mooring is brand new with w 250 lbs mushroom and a Taylor T3C ball.

I've never had a mooring before. Does anyone have recommendations for pendants - type, length?
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Okay, I bought two 16-foot 3/4" YALE MAXI-MOOR PENDANTs (one as a slack backup) and two chafe guards.
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I'd go dual Yale with one being 15 feet or so and one being 18 feet or so. You want one longer than the other by about two feet. I would not go any shorter than 15 feet as it will create to steep of an angle off the chock for chaf.

250 pounds is a tad on the light side for a 35 footer unless you are very, very well protected. 350 pounds is the general min recommendation for 35 feet..
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We're in a cove that is pretty well protected, but maybe I should have gone heavier ... oh well, the deed is done.

Oy, I didn't think about the pennants being different lengths ... I was picturing that they can be attached to bow differently. They are both 16'.
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Can't I just cleat the two pendants differently (both being 16')?
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