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post #26 of Old 07-31-2008
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Thanks for the info - its sounds like it was a truly horrendous experience. It also sounds as if Jordan's assertions about wave behaviour might be too simplistic.

It was interesting to read in John Vigor's book "The Seaworthy Offshore Boat" that he envisages starting by running off, then as things get worse trailing a series drogue and then when things get really critical cutting the drogue and using Bernard Moitessier's high speed skudding technique.

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