[Public-List] Sling points for haul out (& boat #102)
randyk at bertschi.org
Fri Aug 22 19:59:00 PDT 2008
Sling points for haul out
For the first time my yard (Colony Wharf, Bellingham, WA.) arranged
slings with one fwd and one right BEHIND the rudder-- faster and
easier and keeps the boat more level. It seemed to work fine
coming and going.
Any thoughts about this? Bad idea?
Seattle, Bellingham, WA.
PS Came across A-30 #102, owned since 1980/81 by "John" (darn it,
didn't get his last name) out of Canoe Cove, north of Victoria, BC. We
had a nice chat in James Bay, Prevost Island. John said his boat
("Olympus") was the first A-30 brought to the west coast, to
Vancouver. It was used for showcasing A-30s and was entered in a
number of races-- "for advertising" was how John put it.
John's not on the email list but has happily cruised the Gulf Islands,
BC. for these last 25 years or so.
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