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Old 09-26-2008
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Originally Posted by xort View Post
That's a pretty amazing difference. We were out at the same time and only about 5 miles apart on open waters with little to affect the wind except you were closer to shore. But we still had high teens at the dock, I remember vividly the pucker factor of yet another high wind docking.
That's Lake St. Stupid for you, I guess.

Lessee... We left the slip at 13:30 or so, I guess? No problem. Got back into the slip about 18;00 or so? I would've known if the winds had been high enough to be an issue, because we've found out the hard way that the wind really tends to blow Abracadabra's bow around. Nope: It was easy out, easy in.

Then again: Depending on wind direction, we're pretty sheltered up there at the north end of Venetian .

Jim
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