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Old 07-29-2009
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I lived in Ocean City NJ for 18 years on the beach and had a Hobie infront of the house on one of the designated "catamaran beaches". I very often sigle handed and developed an efficient way of bringing the boat up from or down to the water by getting the beach wheels under the pontoons and using the jib sail to catch the wind giving me extra power to power up or down the beach.

Usually at the end of our sails in the afternoon there was pretty good wind and many times singlehanding I would not take the main down until after I had it help "power" the boat up the slope of the beach. Your sails can work for you not just on the water, but on the land also.

Dave
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