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post #2523 of Old 12-01-2013
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
Sail it in the big flood tides we have around here. We have up to 15 knots of tide in Seymore narows. So if you do 8 knots under power you could do 23 knots thru there. Watch out for the 100 ft whirlpools. Okisollo channel does 9 knots, with much smaller whirlpools ,if you would settle for 17 knots.
Why would anyone with a brain try to navigate Seymore Narrows in the middle of a tide?

That makes as much sense as building a boat without framing.

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