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post #107 of Old 01-30-2014
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Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Originally Posted by BubbleheadMd View Post
Oh come on, it's not that stressful. Rig a preventer.
I have a preventer rigged. I find it only reduces stress a little because you aren't as worried about a crash gybe. But you are still on edge of constant trimming.

And if you have the preventer rigged you are out in the open, so then really isn't a good reason to not just adjust your course and make better speed to start with.

A chute is the bomb and a light weight reacher is probably even better (seems most of the light air I get into I need to reach or higher)

Don't blow air up my rear, be useful and blow it at the sails!
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