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Preparing for Spring Maintenance: Inspect Your Boat's Lifelines

By Sailingguide

Preparing for Spring Maintenance: Inspect Your Boat's Lifelines

Lifelines on a sailboat are one of those safety features sailors seldom think about - until suddenly they have to. Aging lifelines can corrode in unnoticed places, weakening to the point that in an emergency, when your life may literally hang in the balance, they make break under an abrupt stress - as when someone is falling overboard. If you haven't inspected your boat's lifelines recently, put it on your spring commissioning list. Here's an article on how to inspect lifelines and replace them yourself if needed. There's no need to pay big bucks to a professional when easy-to-use lifeline kits are available. Isn't it worth it when during a storm your life may depend on your lifelines?

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