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Hmm.. 10-12˚ of heel isn't much for a monohull.
Given that you had a single reef in the mainsail as well, I don't know if you had too much mainsail up for the conditions. I wouldn't have thought that more than a first reef in the main would be needed on a 35' boat with 5000 lbs. of lead in the keel in only 20 knots of wind.
Have you had the rigging checked, it sounds like the mast may be raked aft too much. Just a thought.
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