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self righting catamaran #246006
03/23/12 07:25 AM
03/23/12 07:25 AM
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Andinista Offline OP
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Old video. But pretty interesting, don't you think?
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Last edited by Andinista; 03/23/12 07:27 AM.
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Re: self righting catamaran [Re: Andinista] #246008
03/23/12 08:06 AM
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Is this the same boat? I've had this photo for years.
That's a heck of a climb up to release the upper side stay. At 1:03 in the video it looks like there's a ladder back by the rear beam. laugh

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Re: self righting catamaran [Re: Andinista] #246024
03/23/12 12:29 PM
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Clearly the same. Not exactly beautiful.. the colors and "art" I mean..
Looks like they took the mast float out in that one.

Re: self righting catamaran [Re: Andinista] #246038
03/24/12 07:52 AM
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Yes, the mast head float was scrapped, Harvey did try a self inflating one too.
I don't think that the adjustable shrouds were on it when I sailed it a couple of years ago either.

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Re: self righting catamaran [Re: Andinista] #246043
03/24/12 10:02 AM
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Wouldn't the shroud need to be relaxed at least 8' or so?! Or was there something to make it work in the hull setup?

Re: self righting catamaran [Re: Andinista] #246048
03/24/12 05:49 PM
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I would rather have a system that tensions the oposite shroud also which you can re-adjust when the boat is upright. A lot of shock when the rig whips back.



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