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    All wet again

    I was able to get out on the water with low-moderate winds and spend a few hours single handing this little dingy on Sunday. I was able to get around in a number of different points of sail and felt real good on the water. Out on the water was exactly what I have this boat to experience. When I...
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    Anyone know how far a mast can extend beyond the boat while towing in California?

    Put a red cloth on it and you should be good. Overhang | Caltrans
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    Rookie sees too much wind, ignores sign of peril.

    That was the headline for my most recent attempt at getting my Capri 14.2 wet over the weekend. I have had the boat in my garage for the past 8 months working on improving a few things, but I didn’t buy it to sit in my garage. I bought it to get wet. My goal with this boat is to develop my...
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    1984 Capri 14.2 Cuddy door dimensions

    Breathing life into this old thread. I must be over thinking this or missing something. I have been trying to find a hatch latch that will engage with the fiberglass behind the rubber gasket to do as the previous posters suggested and compress the gasket. I can’t seem to find anything that will...
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    Ladder install and mast head float

    Hey megigharbor, do you have any pics of the access you made on the seat? Would love to put a swim ladder on my mod 1 and accessing and reinforcing the transom is my concern. I also like the price point of the ladder you found. I have seen the previous posts from the work aquaman has put on his...
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    Coastal/ Gulf sailing on a 14.2

    My extended family is booking a trip to Gulf Shores, AL next summer (2022) to hopefully celebrate being out of this pandemic. I am considering driving from my location in the mid-west with my Catalina 14.2 in tow. I know there is a large bay there, but I also see a Little Lagoon with a boat...
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    sitting on gunwale or seat

    This popped up in my feed today on the sailing association FB page regarding the lake water at Creve Coeur lake. FYI. “We at MSE Racing were incredibly excited to host the Lou Fusz St Louis Triathlon last weekend at the beautiful location of Creve Coeur Lake! For what it’s worth, we want the...
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    sitting on gunwale or seat

    Took mine out on a maiden voyage. To address the topic of the thread. There was barely enough wind to let me get my heavy self onto the seats. Most of the time I had one cheek on the seat and was crouched around the Barney post to keep things level. I rarely got enough wind to heel over and get...
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    Enough Of A Mast Float?

    I’m thinking about threading one of those dollar store pool noodles onto the main halyard to see if that stays out of the way and would act like a foam filled mast. Not sure if it would offer much relief but might be a little piece of mind vs nothing.
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    sitting on gunwale or seat

    There are no swimming signs everywhere. Although I see people go wading in from the beach all the time. The paddle boarders and kayakers end up all in occasionally. I am not aware of anything wrong with the water, but swimming is still “not allowed.” I am unclear on the boat dock situation. I...
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    Capri 14.2 or 16.5?

    Where do you all put your boom and rudder when trailering? I have been trying to find a secure way to keep it in the boat but other than strapping the boom to the mast, I am running short of ideas.
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    sitting on gunwale or seat

    I am in St Louis as well and just bought a 14.2. It needs some work but I hope to get it wet this weekend at Creve Coeur. I plan to keep it easy and not interested in racing, so I hope to sit on the seats for most of this maiden voyage. The hiking straps look in bad shape so I hope I don’t need...
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