And the latest entry to the ‘Wall of Shame’ is this spinnaker halyard sheave. The halyard has been over hoisted allowing the Tylaska Marine Hardware Snap Shackle to get stuck in the cheeks of the block. A good way of preventing this would be with a donut and full hoist marks on the halyard.
It is extremely important that before a long crossing, you have your rigs and ropes checked by an experienced expert eye to ensure the safety of the crew on-board. For all enquiries and to arrange your rig check, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org