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post #12 of Old 07-08-2010
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
I'd point out that the Storm Tactics book really isn't designed for modern wasn't really written with high-aspect bulb keel boats in mind. It also wasn't written with multihulls in mind. While the book, updated last in 2008 for the 3rd edition, is a great resource...saying it is for modern sailboats is not quite right.
??? It specifically addresses the issues of heaving to multihulls and high-aspect bulb keel boats, including specific case studies, testimonials, and techniques for these boats.

While the Pardeys themselves have a more traditional boat, they do yacht deliveries and test these techniques on modern boats.

I can't say from personal experience that a modern boat wouldn't create a slick, but it seems to me that any boat (even a powerboat) would be able to create and remain under a slick if lying at a hove-to angle under a parachute sea anchor.

Also- we're talking here about the C22, not an Open 40.
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