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Safety Netting on a Pearson 35

I'm considering putting safety netting on a 1979 Pearson 35 for the sake of my two young boys (monkeys). I'll probably also get tethers.

Does anyone have any experience putting netting on a P35? I'm curious because 1) the jib sheets liveoutside of the lifeline stanchions and 2) it seems, like ours, most of these boats do not have a lower lifeline or toerails to which attach the netting.

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Not specific to the P35, but years back we put up some lifeline lacing (not really netting) on a boat without a toerail by stretching a line along the stanchion bases and attaching the lacing to that. I imagine you could do the same with netting.

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