SailNet Community - View Single Post - Alternatives to Bristol Channel Cutter for offshore single-handing?
View Single Post
  #10  
Old 09-24-2007
albertoderoma albertoderoma is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
albertoderoma is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by RandyonR3 View Post
You mentioned the Pacific Cup and the Coastal Cup...and you want to do them on a channel cutter...and wondering what speed you plan on averageing.. something about 6 knots..
Hi Randy,

Good comments and some good points.

I might be getting old but 6kts average without too many white-knuckle moments does not sound that bad to me. The hull speed of the BCC is almost 7kts. Unless I am willing to surf and steer most of the time, I don't think I'd be able to do much better with a boat in the 28-35ft range.

Alberto

PS I know that the SF bay has spoiled me when it comes to steady and strong winds. Thanks again for the advice.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook