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Re: A challenge

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  • gmatkin
    ... I wouldn t fancy it either. And I haven t suggested it: there is a reason why most short-handed cruising types don t use the sandbagger principle, although
    Message 1 of 44 , Jan 26, 2000
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      >From: "Doctor Scott" <malomac@...>
      >
      >The reason I asked, and please forgive me if I sound like the " old man of
      >the sea"...
      >Sailing about in small boats can get a bit busy at times...
      >I personally would not want the added effort needed to pump water from one
      >tank to another.... It takes some time and energy from someplace or someone
      >to move 30 or 40 gallons of water very quickly, and very quickly is the key
      >word here I believe.


      I wouldn't fancy it either. And I haven't suggested it: there is a reason
      why most short-handed cruising types don't use the sandbagger principle,
      although I know many have the odd sandbag for trimming.

      >my opinion... and 43 years sailing experience in small boats.


      Makes sense to me!

      Gav
    • gmatkin
      ... I wouldn t fancy it either. And I haven t suggested it: there is a reason why most short-handed cruising types don t use the sandbagger principle, although
      Message 44 of 44 , Jan 26, 2000
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        >From: "Doctor Scott" <malomac@...>
        >
        >The reason I asked, and please forgive me if I sound like the " old man of
        >the sea"...
        >Sailing about in small boats can get a bit busy at times...
        >I personally would not want the added effort needed to pump water from one
        >tank to another.... It takes some time and energy from someplace or someone
        >to move 30 or 40 gallons of water very quickly, and very quickly is the key
        >word here I believe.


        I wouldn't fancy it either. And I haven't suggested it: there is a reason
        why most short-handed cruising types don't use the sandbagger principle,
        although I know many have the odd sandbag for trimming.

        >my opinion... and 43 years sailing experience in small boats.


        Makes sense to me!

        Gav
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