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Old 09-10-2006
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Talking I found a temporary boat!

Its a Castlecraft Super Snark.
Lateen rigged, daggerboard, kickup rudder, and weighs 50 pounds!
The only problem is that I can only sail her in winds under 15 knots.

So I can save and get a really nice O'day Sprite eventually!
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A lot of folks started out with super snarks. I still use a 35 year old Sportyak II dinghy that was made by the same company. The Snarks are pretty fragile and don't sail all that well but they are a good start.

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Good for you! Hope you enjoy it.
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That was my first sailboat too! Wear a wetsuit up there and enjoy!!
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Smile welcome to the club

Congrats on your new command !

Bend the wind and hold a true course.
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My father-in-law had a super snark.. they're pretty nice little boats to learn on.
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They don't seem to sail close-hauled that well though...
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But it's still better than no boat, eh?
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