1989 Macgregor 26D.....new to me.. and a few questions

Jan 19, 2010
10,024
Hunter 26 Charleston
... and it looks like the line could easily slip off the hook.

Is it hinged. It kind of looks like it is and it might grab something from above .... If you have several of these along the cabin, I'd start to wonder if they were used to string webbing between the lifeline and those hooks. I'd remove them and fill the holes.
 
Apr 14, 2021
43
looking looking mobile al
I saw on the BWY site there is a kit for a back stay tensioner. I wonder if the po had this kit but removed the block and line portion?
 
Jul 7, 2004
8,032
Hunter 30T Cheney, KS
A backstay tensioner would be a nice way to clean up that connection. I bought their kit for my 26S.