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post #3 of Old 06-04-2009
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I've sailed a Hobie Wave. Go with the 170.

I like hobies and have spent LOTS of time on 16's and recently on an 18, but the wave has horrible stability and struggles to go upwind. Gybing in anything but a whisper means a swim.

S/V Gracie
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