Join Date: Feb 2010
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Re: Just got first sailboat but..
Sorry about the jam you're in. Your next step is to buy tow insurance (TowboatUS or SeaTow), which runs about $150 per year. I don't think it will help for this recovery, but it's silly not to have it. You'd be floating free by now.
I hope that pic is from low tide, as it seems the water is a foot or two below the waterline. In your position, I know I would try to pull her over by the halyard, but I would reinforce the shrouds on the opposite side with a taught line to the mast head. Perhaps another halyard. Wait for full high tide and perhaps pull from that dock in the pic. Will she float at the dock?
I'm worried the keel has set into the seabed, given her weight is not buoyed at low tide. Your rudder is a bigger concern, especially as you pull her over. It's also possible you damage the mast and/or rigging, buy you're already in a bad place.
With all the lines run, I assume you've been aboard and secured every thru hull. Once free, you are going to have to haul her out of the water for a hull and rudder inspection. I hope the budget can take that on, it's nearly mandatory.
Good luck. Let us know how it goes.
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