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by lstapper
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: cockpit tent
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

Re: cockpit tent

The cruise went really well. Winds and sea were mild. I used the Genoa most of the time. There was one day of no wind and all motoring, one day of all sailing, and the rest were about half and half. The boat sailed well and was a lot of fun, even when weighted down with extra food, water, gear and g...
by lstapper
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: cockpit tent
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

Re: cockpit tent

Just got back from using the tent in the Salish 100, a six day cruise in puget sound. The tent held up well in the wind and I was able to pitch it and use it under a variety of conditions. overall positive. The only issue is that the front and back door of the tent are designed to be closed when the...
by lstapper
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: trailer launch & retrieve
Replies: 1
Views: 2015

trailer launch & retrieve

how long does it take you to get your boat on and off the trailer? For me, doing it alone, its four hours from driving into the marina to driving away with the boat on the trailer and highway ready. Honestly it seems to me I am taking too long, but I dont seem to be able to do better. Any tips or su...
by lstapper
Thu May 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: cockpit tent
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

Re: cockpit tent

Hi all: The attached pictures show my current tent solution. Thanks for all the advice. The tent is an easy camp spirit 300 hoop tent. The fiberglass poles for the tent are held buy the cars that are already in the jib track on the sides of the boat. As you can see it sags a bit aft due to the aft s...
by lstapper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: cockpit tent
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

Re: cockpit tent

Sal:

After thinking about it and designing a few what was your conclusion? Feasible or not?

Kingco:

I plan to hack up a few tents trying to make this work. I will report tents and results to the fourm.

Thanks,
Lee
by lstapper
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Sage 17
Topic: cockpit tent
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

cockpit tent

Has anyone done a cockpit tent for their S17? I would like to do one for mine and it would be great to get experience & advice. The purpose of the tent is to facilitate sleeping in the cockpit overnight - protection from rain, bugs, and light when tied up to a dock (so not a boat cover). Ideally it ...