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|07-01-2009 10:51 PM|
yes dog i know it depends on the boat, but if the light is 14 feet up i figured it was not a 14 foot boat.
bbush just keep an eye out for life line stantions hitting the dock when you pull it over
|07-01-2009 10:46 PM|
The boat is a Catalina 25, it sounds like hoisting me up there shouldn't be a problem then.
I like the idea of leaning the boat over the pier too, my dock is well suited for that, thank you.
|07-01-2009 10:40 PM|
This depends on the sailboat...
Originally Posted by scottyt View Post
|07-01-2009 10:36 PM|
165 weight is nothing to sailboat rigging.
if you only need to get up 14 feet how about tying it to the pier and using a halyard to pull the boat over so the mast is over the pier. then you can use a normal step ladder on the pier, by the time its over far enough you might only need an 8 foot ladder
|07-01-2009 10:33 PM|
Depends on the boat.... for a 14' O'Day Javelin, yeah, it is... for a Gunboat 62 catamaran... three or four of you could go aloft and it wouldn't matter... for boats in-between....it depends.
Originally Posted by bbush View Post
|07-01-2009 10:14 PM|
|bbush||Thanks for the suggestion and the visual. I weigh 165 lbs is that too much weight for the rigging?|
|07-01-2009 04:25 PM|
Unless you want your buns squeezed together so tight that you'll be constipated for a week, get (or make) a chair with a solid seat, not one of those that are all fabric.
|07-01-2009 01:46 PM|
|bbush||OK, perfect. I think I will try #2 with a Velcro suit, if that does not work I will try a Bosun's chair and if that does not work I will sink the boat and replace the bulb from the dock.|
|07-01-2009 01:34 PM|
1- Use the Force
3- Sink the boat, fix the light, float the boat (I hear pingpong balls work)
4- Bosun's Chair
Bosun's chair is probably the most likely to suit your needs
|07-01-2009 12:27 AM|
|saildork||Bosun's chair is probably the simplest and safest. I've seen people use an extension ladder with a loose strap wrapped around the mast and one side of the ladder, but this wouldn't be my first choice.|
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