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Old 04-20-2010
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Motor Sailing to weather

Assuming that we’re motor-sailing @ 5-6 knots @ 25deg to the wind in 20 to 25 knots of wind with 30knots gusts, 8-10+ foot seas, getting wet every minute and pounding like crazy.

How much can the ride improve if we continue motor-sailing but @ 45degrees to the wind @ the same speed and conditions?

Can the ride get “comfortable” with this change in angle?

I know that this will depend a lot on the type and size of the vessel but generally speaking…

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Last edited by labestia; 04-20-2010 at 06:17 PM. Reason: Error in context
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