14983Re: Launch of the Nocturne
- Jun 1 3:39 PM--- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "robrohdeszudy" <robrohdeszudy@...>
> I agree on steering with the rudder. It's too fiddly with the motor
> anyhow. With the rudder you can probably leave the tiller.
> For backing out a good pole cannot be beaten. Absolute certain
> positioning with respect to the bottom, regardless of current. No
> does that.have a
> I feel your pain on backing halfway to the middle of the lake. I
> really shallow ramp here in Madison. I'm spoiled by the 24'schooner,
> but this AF4B is tough to launch. I think I need to get rid of the13"
> wheels and get 8" wheels. That'll drop it right down into the waterAND
> provide more space to lower the bunks. Food for thought.Thats a fact Rob, when under power, I just give the rudder a nudge
here and there, stays on course by itself for the most part. I can
light a cigar, finish my coffee, and reel in the trolling care
without worring about staying on course.
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