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post #3 of Old 07-13-2012
TQA
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Re: Dinghy Davit, Arch or not worth it?

I have a 44 footer with an arch. The primary arch purpose is to support 400 watts of tiltable solar but I can use it to lift the my AB RIB with 18 hp engine [ night security mostly ].

I dislike making any passage with the dink hanging from the arch as it can move around too much. So on short sheltered passages I tow the dink, on anything that is open water I put the dink on the foredeck.

However lots of people now cross the Atlantic with the dink on davits/arch.
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