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post #10 of Old 09-22-2009
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One thing I didn't see mentioned was to place some flotation like a life jacket or throwable flotation device under the mast head should the boat go over and lay on its side. This is standard for small boats like a Blue jay, etc. when going about righting them. THis goes along with getting weight on the keel which was already mentioned. When I first learned to sail way back in 1963, it was on a blue jay and was one of the first things we were tought. I believe on your CAT 22 this might be helpful. Of course, your going to have to getwet, but from what you describe looks like that may be a given anyway, Rick
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