What is the issue?Excess mooring warps have a tendency to untidily cluttering decks and be uncomfortable to walk upon. Coiling them does help but they will remain a bulky coil by the mooring cleat.
Why address this?Primarily this looks untidy and does nothing for boat pride when alongside. However stumbling uncomfortably over excess warp ends is a nuisance and can cause people to trip.
How to address this?Roll in the excess warps as show in figure 1. This approach only takes a few minutes and it makes the vessel look ‘ship shape and Bristol fashion’. The rolled warp is entirely comfortable to walk upon.
With thanks to:Michael Harpur, Yacht Obsession.
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