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post #11 of Old 10-27-2015
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Re: folding mast steps

Originally Posted by BMLipiec View Post
Halyards can catch on the fixed steps when the boat is rolling a lot while raising or lowering sails. You just have to keep a bit of tension on the lines to keep them from whipping around.
Indeed. You can also lace some lightweight twine from each step to out to the shroud and back to the next step. Ends up looking like a fine white zigzag pattern and keep the lines from getting caught.

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