floation bag access
My 09 Expo inside on each side of the cuddy has two screwed doors/covers that give access to under the seats. Let me know about the stress cracks. I noticed some near the port rub rail on the bow. I'm not sure when and if anything needs e done.
Boat is off trailer, but bow stabilized on beach or ramp. A rubber pad under bow is used to protect hull. With one person on the deck guiding the mast and the other lifting and finding pin - best system that I know of so far.
stepping expo mast
Suggestions for inserting Expo 14.2 mast:
- boat must be off trailer
- I use a rubber mat to stand mast on; keep base clean
- another mat to place hull(bow) on if necessary
- one person stands on deck to guide mast
- other person assists in lifting mast...
Otherr than the mast experience how have you liked the boat? There have only been a few posts regarding the Expo. It is not a competitive sailing boat but one that is forgiving and easy to rig and sail. We sail it off the trailer and have found ways to make getting the mast through...