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post #48 of Old 09-05-2012
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Re: Beach Cats in Rehab!

Smack, you are going to have some fun with that boat. Find someone that knows how to single hand and sails a cat well to show you the basics. I used to sail a Prindle 16 and in 15 to 20 knot that are more fun than anything on the water (except for maybe a windsurfer in some waves). Rig with a righting line (we used a 20 foot line say 1" diameter or more with some knots, throw it over the high hull and hike out to flip it, but get your hand up on the upper hull to protect your head when she comes down.

Rig some hiking straps on each side if you have not done so. A place to put your feet to keep from sliding off the boat when you fly the hull.

Last edited by casey1999; 09-05-2012 at 05:20 PM.
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