Jump to content

Sail a beachcat to New Zealand?


QB2
 Share

Recommended Posts

42 year old Scott Donaldson is paddling his seagoing kayak to New Zealand after leaving Coffs Harbour today and expects to take up to 60 days to get there.

What would be the minimum sized or equiped cat you would even consider for such a solo trip?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I dont think size is a huge factor. Seaworthyness would be the only factor, I think. If it can't sink is a good start.

For a cat, well, they are great, but once upside down, what then? If it's a storm that capsizes you, you may have to ride out the storm upside down. And I dont know but I suspect this would do damage to your rigging and sails potentially leaving you stranded.

I'd totally do it though if I didnt have a reputation for becalming everyone within a 500km radius when I try and and plan a sailing trip.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...