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    dimensions of line that holds the centerboard down?

    Sounds like you are looking for Catalina Direct: Centerboard Downhaul Shock Cord O-14, CP-14.2 Good luck
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    repeated capsizing

    I was hoping to get out for another go yesterday but winds were in the 10-14 mph range again so I passed. I did however get the battery situated under deck ahead of the mast so I'm hoping that helps. I'm convinced the major source of my issues though is with too strong of wind. Thanks all for...
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    repeated capsizing

    centerboard was locked by means of lines cleated, it was definitely down when capsize occurred. As for cleating sheets, I can't imagine just holding the line and controlling the sail that way. I would've been beat to death. I keep the sheet in my hand, yes, but did not seem practical to leave...
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    repeated capsizing

    Thanks for your response, some good info there. Following up I found a site at intellicast.com that does past observations of weather. Below are some observations in the area I was in according to the site. My guess would be that wind on a big open area like a lake surrounded by hills might...
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    repeated capsizing

    Hey all, New to sailing, bought my first boat- a Capri 14.2 (1996). It has a hobie bob on it for anti-turtling and I have been reading forums here and anywhere I can find on tips and such but I still have a few questions. I've set up a MinnKota 30 for getting in and off the ramp. Since I'm new...
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