Last Man Standing
Join Date: Aug 2008
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A supa-sweet sail today! Steady 15 knots with gusts up to 23, clear skies, insanely nice, fall weather. Fully canvassed, Jolly Roger flappin', and we were honkin'! We were sailing so fast I started speaking Portuguese!
Seriously, I had my iPhone's GPS app running - and it showed 13 knots a couple of times. I mean, there's no way in hell we broke 7 in a C27, surely (the iPhone app sucks), but I really wish I had taken a picture of it (would have needed another phone). Sure would have been fun to show that to you, Giu!
I feel like I'm starting to the get the hang of this. Much better balance on the sails than ever before - far less weather helm. What an incredible life this sailing thing is!
Topped it off with a crazy sunset and rum back at the slip. Yeah. baby!
What a great BFS! I LOVE this stuff! Just had to share.
Who else pulled down a sweet sail this weekend?