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Old 08-12-2013
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Re: Sailing 201 Quiz

A few years ago I woke up and was eating breakfast while sitting in the cockpit of the C320 that belonged to my sailing club at the time when it dawned on me that we were NOT moving. Even though it was quite breezy. The wind had shifted during the night and we swung JUST enough to stick the wing keel on a bar.
Ended up getting off by realizing that the wind shifted every few minutes for about 30 seconds. I waited and unfurled the jib and backed it on a shift and gunned the engine when the bow turned down. Off we went.
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