Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: ballooner halyard ends
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That's very interesting. None of my halyards have splices in them. The ends that attach to the head furler are tied on with a bowline, and the other ends are just whipped. To extend the halyards, I've sewn the extension using whipping twine. I thought that was the usual way it's done.
I also don't believe any of my lines are seized, I think everywhere that has an eye has a splice. These lines are clearly not original, though. But the previous owner did keep the same color scheme, sizes, and materials.
I'm inclined to request a normal, small eye splice on both ends of the new ballooner halyard. No reason not to make it symmetric, right?
SM 233 Iteration
Boston, MA, USA
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 2:17 PM, greatketch@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: