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post #12 of Old 11-04-2013 Thread Starter
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Re: i NEED HELP/Training weather?

Just a quick report on the weekend sail.
I went on Sunday instead of Saturday. It was a great day. I was a bit petrofied leaving the slip. I wated for the tide to turn so it would help me out of the slip. The wind was from the north and steady and strong. Gust to around 26. I just had the new Bimini put on this past week. It works like a sail. idid not expect it to move the boat like that. The C&C 30 handeled real good. I stayed with the 115% head and 1 reef in the main. All I can say is that was living. I was scaired a bit. But after I got away from the things I could hit it was much better. Gowing down I was flying. Here is the new Bimini's see if you like it? Its takes a bit getting use to.
The boat seamed to want to head up in a gust? any way to control this? I would see a puff coming and let the main out in a hurry to try and dump some wind but the nose still moved toward the wind. the further we heeled the worce it got?
Thanks again for all the advice.

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