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post #48 of Old 09-06-2007
Classic30
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Lancer, that lurch you mention is the biggest problem - if you get hit by a wave then, the boat will broach, 'cause as the boat heels to leeward in the turn, it's easy for the rudder to stall and then you are most definitely in the drink.

Methinks the best idea is to haul the main in and to try and reef it or get it down before doing the turn. And try to turn on the top or back of the wave.. Your thoughts?
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