When you are sailing, the oars can be easily attached in the boat, by the fasteners provided. It doesn’t get in the way when you are sailing. It is also advisable to store the sliding seat in the cabin. You can also sail three, double, or solo on this boat. If the wind is too strong, it is possible to reef in the mainsail. The booster straps also allow you to stabilize in the boat and reduce heel.
The LiteXP 20 is equipped with a weighted centerboard, the boat cannot turn over. The boat can lie down on the water, the waterproof mast helps the boat to stand up. See video of self-righting here. The low freeboard height and the fully open cockpit make it easy to get back on board. For navigation in shallow water it is advisable not to block the centerboard in the low position.
The open Cockpit allows water to drain instantly. During windy sailing, it is advisable to close the cabin hood. The boat is totally unsinkable.
The gennaker (optional) will give you more speed when you navigate in downwinds. The gennaker can be used from a crosswind, depending on the strength of the wind. Top downwind speeds can reach 15 knots in strong winds. The boat climbs up to 45 ° to the wind, this may vary in rough seas.