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Old 04-06-2001
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Sailing in Shallows

There''s a large group of catboats in the Chesepeake Bay area. These are centerboarders with lots of beam, designed for shallow waters. Generally, they draw 2 feet with the board up, 4 feet with the board down. Great boats, and great for beginners. For more info, see my articles here on SailNet; catboat clubs can be found at


and the Chesepeake catboat club:

Not that I''m biased! ;-)

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