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Clothes pins for boat rails #159883
04/28/2018 05:58 PM
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I just received these from Amazon and they seem perfect. I thought I would share. No more towels or clothes in the water! Also, stainless steel.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B071J1SB5V?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_pd_title

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Re: Clothes pins for boat rails [Re: steve74] #159887
04/28/2018 08:16 PM
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They look nice, but I was always taught to put the clothes pins under the lifelines horizontally if and when we were allowed to adorn the vessel with flapping laundry. 😎⛵

Re: Clothes pins for boat rails [Re: steve74] #159889
04/28/2018 08:53 PM
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I should have mentioned that we are on a power cat and hang clothes on the flybridge. No lifelines, just rails, which is the reason these are perfect.

Re: Clothes pins for boat rails [Re: steve74] #159913
04/29/2018 10:08 AM
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Thanks for the tip! Just ordered them for our trip.


Cruising the local waters here in SC and GA. Love the BVIs and miss the Tradewinds!
Re: Clothes pins for boat rails [Re: steve74] #159935
04/29/2018 01:14 PM
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Ordered a set. Thanks for the link!


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Re: Clothes pins for boat rails [Re: sloopmp] #159958
04/29/2018 09:31 PM
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Years ago we met a South African couple that had invented "doubly Pegs" the new revolution is cloth pegs for sail boats. They were planning to cruise from SA and sell these to the other cruisers and have a great cruising kitty. The next best idea is "they pushed onto the life lines from either side". We flew home form SA with a bunch to test for them. In the anchorage wind they ALL just blew off. At that time it was just the wooden pegs that would rust in the middle and the rust would get onto your clothes.


Mike

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