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  I would avoid placing tie points over
  Posted by: ezwater on Mar-19-13 5:23 PM (EST)
 

the foam core or its margins. An exception might be made if a tie point is only going to serve light duty.

It is possible to spread the stress of a tie point by incorporating a base of two concentric round or oval layers of Kevlar. The largest layer would be first on the hull. Even a single layer would help. Kevlar is a very light cloth and so won't add as much weight.

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