{Stus-List} tethers

Gavin Peters gpeters at deepsky.com
Tue Jun 23 11:50:58 EDT 2009


I first set up this tether system in Lake Ontario.  I used it there
when I was singlehanding or night sailing too.

- Gavin

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:14:53AM -0400, bushmark4 at aol.com wrote:
> Not wishing to sideline the original request for tether information,?I would like to know of the general wisdom about use of tethers applies to those of us who sail on inland rivers and smaller lakes as well as the off shore and Great Lakes venues? Thanks.?
> 
> 
> Richard
> 1985 29 II
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gavin Peters <gpeters at deepsky.com>
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Sent: Tue, Jun 23, 2009 10:59 am
> Subject: Re: {Stus-List} tethers
> 
> 
> 
> When I singlehand I do; and also at night offshore when the wife and
> kids are tucked in below.
> 
> I use a mustang auto-inflating PFD with harness.  The tether is a
> mustang stretching tether with dual connecitons, so I can attach at a
> new location before detaching at the old.
> 
> In the cockpit just outside the companionway I have two U bolts, which
> is the place to attach on your way out.  On the side decks, I run
> polyester webbing on each side deck, from a shackle near the cockpit
> up to the cleat at the bow; for going forward.
> 
> - Gavin
>  
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 09:58:36AM -0300, dwight veinot wrote:
> > Does anyone on the list use a tether and harness regularly?  I would be
> > interested to know the pros and cons of different models and also how you
> > arranged connection points in the cockpit and on deck.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Dwight Veinot
> > 
> > 1974 C&C 35, Alianna
> > 
> > Head of St. Margaret's Bay, NS
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