Re: Ballooner Halyard

Ian Park

We had ours replaced by Amel in Martinique this year. They just used a knot in each end on a captive shackle, no splice. I suppose the advantage of a knot is that the halliard pulls up tighter to the sheave than a splice when clicking the mouse in or out.

Best wishes

Ian and Linda

Ocean Hobo SN 96. (Now at home in Wales for internal refit.)

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