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The beauty of building your own boat is that you can equip it best for how YOU will use it.

Plus we're heading into winter. I love these immense discussions about mundane things.

I had a boat fall off my racks one time. Should I never trust roof racks. Or maybe I can learn how to not forget to put the strap on it. Personally, I find the grab loops with wood handles a nice looking addative to the boat. I would not want to put a handle into the beautiful woodwork of the deck. I've carried kayaks with handles and they feel real nice for the job. I have used VCPs on my boats for years, but a flush wood hatch cover looks better and I have that on a few too. But they cannot beat the functionality of the VCPs. Lastly, I have never heard of anyone getting their wrist caught in a grab loop. I'm sure it has happened.

Ever tow someone with no grab loops of handles? I have. I wrapped around the coaming, line comes forward and at the bow above the water, you wrap a cinch and over to the tow. Is it dangerous for the towee - yea. No loops or handle, you get what you get. This wasn't a dangerous thing, just an exhausted beginner.

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