Stainless steel grab bars can be added at various points along the cockpit to provide sailors with a secure hold when sitting, hiking, or transferring from side to side. These are easily mounted using the existing screws in the toe rail on the Sonar. The bar for the skipper sits just over the traveler, behind the mainsheet. A bar positioned just behind the jib trimmer’s bench as in the photo below can be used as a backrest as well. Note the tape applied to the forward bar for additional grip assistance. In this configuration the main trimmer has easy access to both bars.
Note the mounting plate adapter in the photo below, to accommodate Sonars from different builders that have the toe rail screws set at different distances.