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Add a bow "Storm Hoop" to the boat's stores. Essentially a circular hoop of 1" diameter Stainless slightly larger in diameter that the width of the bow roller assembly with welded tabs that align with the bow roller side plates at the center of the hoop on either side that extend fore and aft of the hoop and held in place with 1/4" fast pins. You might have to drill a couple of 1/4" diameter holes along the center lines of the outer side plates through which the fast pins pass but that will not effect their bending strength. The hoop will hold the bridle lines away from the bow roller assembly and, being smooth, should not chafe the bridle lines (although one would need to add chafing gear to the lines to be on the safe side). Not a tough fix and not very expensive considering the potentials.