Martin 16: Rear Seat Support

At the Clagett Regatta in Newport, the Martin 16s are sailed in double-handed format. In the photo below, Sarah Everhart Skeels and Tim Brown — both with a Paralympic classification of 1 — compete in the 2023 Clagett and US Sailing Para Sailing Championship. Sarah, trimming in the rear seat, is using a bungee cord bridle attached with a carabiner to her PFD to provide additional support.

rear seat bungee cord setup in Martin 16 sailboat