SailNet Community - View Single Post - Sailing Weather?
View Single Post
post #12 of Old 03-29-2013
TakeFive
Senior Member
 
TakeFive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Swarthmore, PA
Posts: 3,164
Thanks: 7
Thanked 85 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: Sailing Weather?

The weather is starting to turn a little, but the water temp is still 40F. Call me a wimp, but I prefer not to sail my little boat in conditions where overboard survivability is so short. I generally prefer water 60F or higher, but may stretch it to 55F this year.

I do have a harness on order, so maybe using that I can be more flexible about cold water.

On our river the water gets into the 80s mid-summer. That's a little higher than I like, and leads to other water quality issues.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1994 Mason 44 Firefly on loan from my BFF (West River, Galesville, MD)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)
TakeFive is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome