Evaluating the Quality of Your Cleats

What to look for when examining existing cleats or installing new ones. Adding cleats to your boat? Assessing the quality of cleat installation aboard a boat you’re considering for purchase? Here’s what to look for. 1. Fastening Cleats should always be through-bolted with locknuts and washers. Though screws are nearly as tough on axial loads, [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:13+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Boating, Repairs, Safety|Tags: , |