SailNet Community - View Single Post - Performance with dinghy on the foredeck
View Single Post
  #13  
Old 05-01-2012
tdw's Avatar
tdw tdw is online now
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 14,469
Thanks: 5
Thanked 68 Times in 63 Posts
Rep Power: 10
tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough
Re: Performance with dinghy on the foredeck

Problem with inflatables particularly with a small boat is still stowage. Its not as if they weigh next to nothing and inflating them is time consuming unless you have a heavy duty pump. At sea, sure we'd deflate ours though still probably lash it down to the deck. Compared to a rigid they are also pretty expensive.
__________________
Andrew B

"Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... Look at the platypus." Robin Williams.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook