small car... car top rack??

Discussion in 'Laser Talk' started by Lazzzerrr, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Merrily

    Merrily Administrator Staff Member

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    There are two pressure points with a rack.
  2. torrid

    torrid Just sailing

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    If you don't position the center of gravity properly, yeah you've got a see saw. You just need to make sure the weight is distributed evenly. I don't buy into the "long term damage" unless the boat isn't secured.
  3. marginal

    marginal Member

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    I would have thought that hitting a wave badly was far more traumatic to the hull than car topping.
    Sailing is going to wear your boat out. Car topping allows you to wear it out in more interesting places!

    To any small car owning Laser sailors:
    PLEASE don't let the info in this thread put you off attending out-of-town regattas.
    It will be fine, and we'd love to see you!
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