Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Noank, Connecticut, USA
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Re: "Only race boats need a traveler"...
Do they build boats over 30 feet with one helm?
I was getting ready to *****slap the salesman who told me it was a big help in docking. One might think they would at least put the engine control(s) in the middle.
I'd set up Ye Olde Voice Tube hanging from the backstays over to the engine control.
"ALL AHEAD 1/16, Neutral, ALL AHEAD 1/8, Neutral, ALL STOP, ALL REVERSE 1/3, Neutral, ALL AHEAD 1/32, AFFIX THE FORWARD SPRING LINE, Neutral, ALL REVERSE 1/16, ALL STOP, AFFIX THE DOCKING LINES, MAKE ME A MOJITO, BRING ME MY LOUNGING SLIPPERS, SUMMER ROBE AND ASCOT"
**Please visit my website to buy the complete set of talking tube blueprints (duct tape, rusty filet knife and empty beer cans not included)
1999 CATALINA 36 MKII