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post #26 of Old 03-29-2012
Brent Swain
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Re: Grounding on purpose

When I was sailing my last boat, a single keeler, I had all the dryout places, where there was a flat bottom alongside a rock face , dry at low tide only, cased out. I was never very far from a place where I could lean her against the rocks, take a halyard to a tree, and dry her out. Never had to do a haulout.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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