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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:16 pm 
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I have a new Wild Cat and am having a blast on it. I am having some difficulty keeping the dagger boards up at times, the will fall all the way down when I hit some chop or at the wrong times when just going out. At advice?


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:10 am 
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On the deck there are some little rubber parts held in place with 2 screws, they are tune-able, just loosen the screw and push them towards the board so that they put more pressure on the side of the board and hold it in place.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:27 pm 
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Jauques, thanks for the reply. I will be back on the boat in about 10 days and will try this!

On another note, I keep my boat on a lift at a lake and keep the mast up all of the time. When removing the jib the other day, the pully that the jib cunningham attaches to slipped out of my hand and before i could react it was too high to reach. It is now high on the mast where the pully for the jib halyard connects. It is easier for me to tip the boat on the side than it is to take the mast down, but what I was wondering is if you have any other tips or tricks for me to get that pully down than turning the boat over?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:35 pm 
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Like Jbernier said just adjust the rubber a lttle bit

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:27 pm 
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the picture is worth 1,000 words....thanks!


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:57 pm 
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The easyest way is to ,flip the boat over in the gras or sand
One person hold the righting line
The other pull on the trapeze wires to pull the boat on his side (look if you have room enof for the mast 9 m length)

If you have a chair lay the top off the mast on the chair
Tipping the boat over onshore and back is done in seconds





Off topic ,but a nice video from a nacra F18 rasing the mast and sails on the water ,after not locking the stay adjuster


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:43 am 
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thanks for the reply. The video did not show in the post, can you send a link?


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:53 am 
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badamson wrote:
thanks for the reply. The video did not show in the post, can you send a link?



http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... FNW6HwcZiw

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