Overturned cats! - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 08-11-2001 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Overturned cats!

Just curious how many of you blue water cruisers have ever came across or observed a cap-sized catamaran? I know that this is most likely to happen due to operator error, but can happen due to other circumstances. Thanks for the input.
llcl2002 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 08-11-2001
JeffH
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Overturned cats!

My father''s boat was hit with the mast from one as it capsized. He was anchored in a rhodestead in the Bahamas during a storm. The winds were very gusty and shifty between 30 and 40 knots. The cat was swinging around on its mooring and ended up sufficiently across the wind that a gust was able to capsize it. That was under bare poles. Its never left me feeling warm and fuzzy.

During a trip to Florida a few years back I saw a cat in a yard that had capsized. It had been salvaged and been lifted out of the water upside down.

Jeff
 
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cats on Board slosharron Living Aboard 74 04-07-2014 09:12 AM
Cruising Cats garywayne Chartering 1 01-06-2005 07:25 PM
magazine piece / ship''s cats Martin97 Living Aboard 0 12-19-2004 12:54 PM
Prout cats user group bradleywashburn General Discussion (sailing related) 0 09-18-2002 06:18 AM
Prout cats user group bradleywashburn Boat Review and Purchase Forum 0 09-18-2002 06:16 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome