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Topping lift

Ahoy dazed and confused, topping lifts are for de Marina so''s de boob don''t trip you in your drunked stuppers. Other dan dat its'' completly useless. Pirate of Pine Island
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Topping lift

One thing to consider when sizing a topping lift is crew overboard recovery. In the case of smaller person trying to recover a larger person (typical husband/wife cruising pair scenario), if your crewmember is injured or tired, the best way to get him back on board may be to swing the boom out over the crewmember, attach one end of a block and tackle to the crewmember and the other to the end of the boom, and hoist away. At this point you''d be glad to have a slightly oversized toppping lift holding up the boom.
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