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Re: Strip: Options for deck line fittings

Sorry the pics aren't clearer. On the Elan, the deck line 'starts' with a tied loop at the padeye aft the cockpit on the starboard (right) side. That line is continuous around the deck and is tied back to the same padeye with a loop and knots.
It would actually be stronger if the lines were tied together rather than using the padeye as the link.

That's where my thought regarding splicing the ends together into a continuous loop came from. Not practical with fixed padeyes but could work with webbing loops. But then you need a way to add tension, which is where the bow line came in - instead of passing the perimeter line through an eye at the bow, it would be a separate line.

Although my boat has that bifurcated baidarka bow so I may want to route it somewhat differently, but same basic idea. I'll have to play around with some string and test things out.

Thanks for all the great info - very helpful!
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