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post #13 of Old 08-07-2013
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Re: Choosing a small sailboat

Still waiting for pictures or a link to your Slipper on

Small-ish boats tend to be very responsive to the helm so it is not surprising you found that it turns quickly.

To chase down the source of that leak:
get someone to come sailing with you
have them sail the boat on BOTH a port & starboard tack while
you are below looking for the source of the water.
Ya' can't fix it if you don't know where the water is coming from.

"The cure for anything is salt water~ sweat, tears, or the sea." ~Isak Denesen

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