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Re: Dinghy Capsize

Caleb you beat me to it.

Joe, I wouldn't be terribly concerned. 99% of the reason for my knockdown was improper weight distribution (sitting on the low side). When I have another person for crew the boat is very stable. I have sailed her late into the season, even when we needed a windbreaker and hats. With nary a fear of getting any wetter than the occasional spray.

When I am alone - its a whole nother story!

I did get back out with a a crew member. I was bit skittish at first (down right scared at first); but actually started feeling better about it as the day went on and then found my confidence again. Now I am itching to get out and try it alone when we have some light airs.

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