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Old 04-01-2002, 08:35 AM
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That's a good question.

When using roof racks lashing the yak to the racks is good enough for some people. If I'm travelling a long distance or plan to exceed 40 MPH I like to use a bow & stern line as well.

The most important thing about using a bow & stern line to remember is to avoid a "negative" angle. By that I mean your bow or stern is mounted onj your roof in a manner that the bow or stern line is angled in to the where it meets the car vs. out.

I hope that makes sense. I will try to find a link to an on line articvel that explains it better.
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