Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oak Harbor, WA
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At the end of the Summer my wife and I will be moving into the Pac NW (Puget Sound area) and we will begin actively looking for our retirement boat. Previously we've owned a Pearson 365 Ketch and an Omega 36 Sloop.
Question for the masses: Just how bad are full keel boats at making way under sail in light to moderate winds - say 7-15 knots?
We've never had a full keel before and would be interested in knowing how well they perform in the conditions we can expect in the PNW.
Sailing out of Seward, Alaska
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