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post #5 of Old 09-16-2009
WanderingStar
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I'm 6'5", and I sail. All boats are compromise. My ketch has about 6'4" headroom, at 39' on deck. I singlehand her more often than not. Winches help, a divided rig (smaller sails) helps. Practice and thinking ahead helps most of all. I still need a taller boat, but I doubt that will happen.
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