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PostPosted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:38 am 
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What is the recommendations on using the Hobie righting bag with the Bravo, i.e. where and how do you rig it.

I am too old and too light to right the Bravo when it tips.

Any wisdom or suggestions would be appreciated.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:25 pm 
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Hi..... I had the same trouble. I couldn't right the boat for the life of me. I am going to look for a rope ladder that I can maybe hook up somehow.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:43 pm 
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I think the ladder is a good idea. I am 67 (175lbs) and practiced righting the boat during bathtub calm conditions. The issue is climbing onto the bottom hull. You can't because the deck is where your head needs to be when hoisting yourself out of the water. I found it necessary to climb vertically, like the old rope in gym class, until I could can stand on the bottom hull. I got it done rather easily once I was up there.... but in a blow?

Anyone that has tried a rope ladder? ...or any other idea, I'd be glad to hear it.

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