Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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LOL, I don't even start reefing until 20 knots...
Oh, the joys of owning a bigger boat!
OTOH, maybe you (a) don't have a wife/crew who's only been out on a boat a dozen times in her life - and all in the last year - and (b) sail in better weather conditions than Port Phillip Bay serves up for breakfast!
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"