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Re: Is a Vang Really Useful on a mid to Large Boat?

Originally Posted by SVAuspicious View Post
I fiddle with the sails. It isn't unusual for me to squeeze half a knot more out of the boat when I come on watch.

Crossing the Atlantic, if I can fill a watch bill with people like me we'll save 4 days on the crossing. Even if you are correct about increasing speed by a tenth of a knot you'll still save a day. It adds up. Sail fast.
Agreed. I call it sailing efficiently.

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