Big doesn’t always mean safe

Switching over to Dyneema can yield benefits but operators often don't think it all the way through

When it comes to deck gear, “big and heavy does not necessarily mean good and safe”, Andy Ash-Vie of Harken told ''MJ''. Further, while there’s some recent moves to reduce its weight this is “often not thought through far enough”.

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