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Freestyle 474 Catamaran


42 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2011
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Random files - Sailing
Popped back up ... where's Ian?133 views
Cleaning and Reassembly111 viewsI disassembled the boat in the fall of 2010 as the trampoline needed sewing. Here I have cleaned the port (lower in the picture) hull and you can see the difference.
Closeup of the hulls111 viewsJust for recording sakes, the hulls are factory stamped CAN209A and CAN209B.
Cart them down to the lake ...107 views
Slid the front crossbar onto the tramp and into place103 views
Move the port hull into place236 viewsDon't forget to silicon the holes and then drop the crossbars into place. I had the bolts already dropped into the crossbars before assembly so I did not have to remove the end covers or disturb the anti-crush plates.
Fully rigged view from aft port side105 views
Old sail ... old boat ... 109 viewsI bought the boat from a neighbour and this was the first summer I owned the boat.

Last additions - Sailing
Rear view of lacing107 viewsJun 27, 2011
Artsy fartsy picture135 viewsThe cedar debris is from the trees I rubbed when moving the boat from assembly area to the water.Jun 27, 2011
Can we go sailing now?141 viewsJun 27, 2011
Sigh109 viewsJun 27, 2011
Picture perfect90 viewsWell, not quite, no dang wind!Jun 27, 2011
Closeup view of the mainsheet123 viewsNever have come up with a decent traveller system ... someday? I just tie a short piece of rope from the eyelet on the crossbar to the traveller car.Jun 27, 2011
Nice ... can't wait to hit the water!109 viewsJun 27, 2011
Daggerboard details119 viewsNote the loop on the top of the daggerboard. Sized to hold the board flush to the bottom of the hull when hooked on the trapeze wire handle.
Also note the tygon hose wrapped shock cord behind the daggerboard. When the daggerboard is dropped, the elastic/hose is pulled over the top of the daggerboard and squeezes it against the inside of the daggerboard slot. This holds it in place wherever you position it.
Jun 27, 2011