well I am now sticking to my original numbers
I am attaching a screen shot of the Garmin numbers from my latest voyage : MAX SPEED 14.7 kt !!!!!!!!!!
on Friday July 17 , from Middle LaHave to Halifax Nova Scotia
Compared to the Grand Manan trip the tide action here is much lower, and the swells were about 1/3 the height and much less period. The swells were 10 feet on friday , we had a small spinnaker up on a broad reach , here are the verified numbers :