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    Laser 2: Stepping the mast solo?

    This is incredibly helpful, thank you!
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    Laser 2: Stepping the mast solo?

    The former owner has the shrouds set up but I have the feeling he didn't know what he was doing. I would be very appreciate if you would share your wisdom here!
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    Laser 2: Stepping the mast solo?

    I really like this idea of turning the boat on its side! Brilliant solution, I will try it next time.
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    Laser 2: Stepping the mast solo?

    Thanks everyone for the great suggestions. I wound up dry launching the boat onto grass and I was able to hoist the mast and step it by myself. The trick I found was to use a piece of carpet to protect the cockpit floor and then use the forward cockpit coaming to support the base of the mast...
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    Laser 2: Stepping the mast solo?

    Hi Folks, Complete newb to boat ownership/dinghy sailing. I recently purchased a nice Laser 2 and I'm wondering if anyone has some advice on stepping the mast. Here's some questions: 1.Is it safe for the boat/trailer to stand in the boat while it is on the trailer? 2.Is it possible to dry...
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