Recent content by Don Baker

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    Floatation device, anyone tried it?

    Speaking of Capsizing............ If you were single-handing, and capsized, and were having trouble righting your Capri, and were offered help from a passing (larger) vessel............what kind of help would you ask for? If you tossed them a jib sheet from the opposite side of the Capri...
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    Capri 14.2 vs. Lido 14

    Thanks Thanks for the good input. This will be a tough decision, and may eventually come down to who has the most active fleet where I will be sailing.
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    Capri 14.2 vs. Lido 14

    Capri vs. Lido Thanks Richard. I'm in the Los Angeles area, and would probably sail it mostly in Marina Del Rey. Most likely, I would single-hand it a lot, and occaisionally have one or two others. I'm putting together my list of pro's and con's, and the Capri clearly gets a plus in terms of...
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    Capri 14.2 vs. Lido 14

    I know Lido is a four letter word, but......... I can't believe someone here hasn't sailed a Lido? Or did I cross the line by uttering that name on this site! :confused:
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    Capri 14.2 vs. Lido 14

    Anyone care to comment on the pro's and con's of a Capri 14.2 vs. a Lido? (Most likely interested in a Mod 3 Capri vs. Lido 6000 series) For someone who's probably not interested in doing serious racing, how would these boats compare in terms of: Performance Stability Comfort Ease of...
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    2 possibilities Although I haven't seen a print copy, I have heard of a couple small boat magazines. Small Craft Advisor, and Trailor Sailor. I think they both have websites, but aren't simply focused on dingys. I believe they cover trailerable boats up to about 30ft?
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    MDR Capri Sailors?

    How many Capri 14 sailors are there in MDR? Is Fleet 5 an active association, or just an informal group on the web? How would you compare it to the Lido Fleet in MDR?