Thread: Towing a dinghy
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:47 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Sam View Post
Yep....... Floating line may have helped?
been there done that. My first comment was to use a poly line that floats then someone suggested a nylon bridle to act as a shock line with stretch. The nylon bridle is ok but it must be kept short enough so if the line goes slack it wont end in the prop which like you has happened to me. Now I always carry a good bit of poly just in case.

This is a good question and everyone if towing or not should have the gear on board to do so if necessary. I have towed many vessels over the years and was towed myself once.....don't tell anyone, by a bayliner even
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