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Fast setup

Fast setup

I'm two hours from good water and when I get there I don't want to spend extra time in the parking lot. To that end, I've tried to outfit the boat so as to facilitate a fast and easy setup:

Then of course you have the big part: the choreography of the crew to actually do it all. My approach is to get the mast up first thing so everyone has something to work on afterward. Here's my starting point:

Skipper and crew:

Skipper

Crew:

The biggest time-killers are the sail bag and the tie-downs.