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post #18 of Old 07-08-2010
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Originally Posted by casioqv View Post
Actually, my C22 goes to windward quite well in winds up to 30 knots with a heavy working jib and reefed main. I do go out in those conditions, they're a lot more fun than light winds. I've hit 7-8 knots to windward in a 30 knot gust (hull speed 5.9) with three large guys on the windward rail, and the leeward rail in the water.

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That's really amazing. That Catalina 22 is incredibly fast. You should race that boat. We are talking about how many degrees off the true wind?
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