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26 December 2014 at 9:51 am #656
- City: Sydney
- Country: Australia
- Weta Sail Number: 1300
If you’re sailing in shallow water in strong winds then it is a good idea to prevent the mast from digging into the mud in any boat (I brokle a Laser mast like that).
While the Hobie mast flats may be effective, there are automatic inflating alternatives that are less intrusive:.
But first of all I’d suggest testing the volume of buoyancy it provides (using plastic containers) to ensure it does the job.