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Date Posted: - Friday - 05/23/08 - 3:01pm
Author: Randall, Murre, M31
Subject: A Second Solution
In reply to: Mike Anthony 's message, "Bobstay/dolphin striker on an M-40" on - Wednesday - 05/21/08 - 7:39am

Another technique to consider is running the mooring line through a block (or blocks if you're doubling back) at the end of the bow sprit.

I run my anchor snubbing line this way on Murre with great success. Oddly, I find it has the same dampening effect that Lawrence mentions for his method and also helps to prevent wandering about the anchorage.

RR

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[> [> bobstay problem -- Mike Anthony, - Thursday - 05/29/08 - 2:12pm

Thanks for all the suggestions, we have had some pretty high winds and the stay seems to hold up well. However, I will look into the other possible solution as well.

Lawerence, good luck with the new spars, aluminum will certainly be far easier to work with. Would love to see pics once they are stepped.

Mike & Paula
SV Tivoli


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