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Old 07-15-2012
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Re: American 14.6 questions

Thank you for the reply and the clarification.

The boat drafts about 3 and a half feet. When I'm sailing and get into water shallower than that what do I do? Let the board drag the bottom a little? Does it have a kickup system like rudders and such if I struck an object unexpectedly or is it tied in the down position?

The reason I'm asking these types of questions is because I want to double the boat as an occasional fishing boat and I can see myself getting into some shallow water. Getting out is what I'm worried about.

I plan on buying an outboard next season, but for this year I'm going to have to figure something out. The depths here can range from 2-5'. With 3-4' probably being a good average.

Last edited by Gdbyrd; 07-15-2012 at 01:33 PM.
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