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Originally Posted by Boasun View Post
Yeah! I love it when a wind gust causes the spreaders to touch the water just before we ease the sails a little and stand the boat back up again.
The looks on the newbies faces is something to enjoy....
What I like here is that you only "ease the sails a little" when the spreaders hit the water. Nice approach, Boasun - that's milking it for speed, baby! And it definitely impresses the newbies when you've got a snapper in your rigging.
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