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Old 12-07-2008
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
Of course, that only works if you're going upwind at the time of the MOB incident... if you're going downwind or on a reach, you'll have to do something a bit different.
You know, modern mono hull sloops can also sail upwind unlike old square riggers or modern katamarans

Alex, I understand the breaking moment, I have more trouble beating at 8 knots?
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