SailNet Community - View Single Post - Sad - Boat fell off its stands
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 01-11-2011 Thread Starter
TakeFive
Senior Member
 
TakeFive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Swarthmore, PA
Posts: 3,409
Thanks: 10
Thanked 91 Times in 81 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
...Not chaining the stands together is a bad idea...
By the way, the two stands that I could see forward of midships WERE chained together across the boat. But the starboard one had tipped over, possibly a sign that it was extended too high, and thus the stand may have been torqued by the windage, with the chain below the center of torque.

When I bought my stands, I made sure to buy the largest ones that would fit beneath the boat (and drove up to the Catalina dealer in Riverside to inspect several C250s on the hard to verify my measurements). None of my stands are extended more than 6" out of their bases.


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

2001 Catalina 34MkII Breakin' Away (at Rock Hall Landing Marina)
PO of 1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (relocated to Baltimore's Inner Harbor)
Take Five is SOLD (
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)

Last edited by TakeFive; 01-11-2011 at 10:21 PM.
TakeFive is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome