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Re: Eighty-year old wooden full keel boat beats new "Interesting Boats" in Transpac

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Originally Posted by jameswilson29 View Post
Here is what a real sailboat looks like, Dorade under full sail: Transpac 2013 Unfiltered - Dorade - YouTube
Dorade is a beautiful sight under sail in that video. And yes, she still looks fast enough to be out racing, even today.

I noticed the mizzen main was reefed, probably to put more power into the mizzen staysail. She looked pretty steady in those conditions.

Thanks for that.

Tom Young sailing a 1961 38' Alden Challenger, CHRISTMAS out of
Rockport, Maine.
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