Windy day ...

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T Peterson
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Joined: October 14th, 2010, 4:00 am
Boat Make/Model: Supercat 17

Windy day ...

Post by T Peterson »

I think this boat wants to go sailing...

I have an old mainsheet that I use to tie the boat to the lift to prevent situations like this. I had the boat out yesterday and put it back in the lift and since the weather forecast was unremarkable, I didn't tie it back down. I would guess the wind at 40 to 50 mph at its peak.

Moral of the story - safety measures only work if used all the time.

Motorcyclists have an expression - ATGATT - All The Gear All The Time

I do wear my life jacket every time I go out - at least I take better care of me than the boat. But, lucky for us, no damage.
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