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Old 06-11-2014, 10:49 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by jclays View Post
When I speak of "Flopper stoppers" I was talking about deploying a single line from the boom while at anchor or tied to a mooring can in order to dampen the side to side rocking. Either with a single stainless fish or a string of 4 or 5 orange disks (flopper stoppers) on the single line.
Jim

Absolutely, it is done all the time by trawlers and sailboats in the Caribbean. By the way, always use two lines, one a small recovery line if the main line breaks/unties. I have use these flopper stoppers at anchor for years and several times the main line has disconnected.
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