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post #40 of Old 02-27-2013
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Re: Halyards to cockpit?

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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
Not sure why this is an either or. An autopilit requires more money also. I say you have both
The content of the OP suggests that finances are a concern. I started sailing singlehanding a Catalina[Jaguar] 22 and my first purchase was a tillerpilot.

That allowed me to go forward to change/reef sails with the boat under control.

Sure it would be nice on long wet cold passages to have both but if I had to choose between having all lines back to the cockpit OR an autopilot the autopilot wins every time.
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