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  1. General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am close to Lake Erie , i have a group of Hobie cat guys i sail with that need a beach or somewhat of a beach to launch and to come back to. I need a launch ramp for my catamaran, but it seems so hard to find a location that allows camping near your boat with a beach and a launch ramp...
  2. Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hi everyone, first of all i'd like to apologize for my almost absolute lack of knowledge in the matter, i'm not a sailor, i'm a flyer. But my dad is and he recently retired and I want to give him a cat for christmas, i've been looking around and so far i've kind of narrowed it down to the...
  3. Learning to Sail
    1976, 31' Prout sailing catamaran. Have owned my boat for 4 months. Liveaboard. The times I have tried to sail my Prout (in poor summer wind), I have had problems tacking. I have a jib, a staysail (that goes up the forestay with hanks), and a mainsail. When I have tried to tack, the jib gets...
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