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post #10 of Old 09-26-2002
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I had a Bucaneer for about a year. It was fast but we turned turtle several times. We had a lot of fun lake sailing. It was a mountain lake and usually we lost it when sailing by a cove where there was a sudden wind shift. It was fairly easy for me to right by standing on the daggerboard. It would balance well in high winds by dumping the main in gusts. I had been sailing a laser and it handled simularly though I couldn''t single hand it in high winds. We bought a larger boat so that we could sail in winter. During the summer turning turtle just gave the kids something to talk about. It would be a different experience in January.
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