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Old 02-11-2011, 08:02 PM   #1
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City: Thibodaux, Louisiana
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Vessel Model: 2003 Monk 36
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securing the dinghy

When pulling up to the swim platform in the dinghy there is no convenient place on my boat*to tie up to untill the dinghy is hoisted. The*closest cleats on my boat are through the hawse pipes just under the caprail. Has anyone mounted cleats or maybe a handrail*on their swim platform to secure the dinghy while at anchor. *Maybe bolted through the transom a couple of feet above the swim platform?
These would be small 6" or so cleats only for securing the dinghy not to hold the boat to a dock. Any comments or suggestions welcome.
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