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post #15 of Old 10-04-2010
scottbr
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Hey, chamonix I recognize the boat name.

Just don't show her this picture or tell her about the 53 knot winds we got hit with at the north end of Georgian Bay




Reality is, very unlikely you'll encounter conditions that will take the boat right down and / or pin it long enough to take on water. We do see micro bursts, gale force and stronger winds, but for the most part, conditions will be such that you'll not be on the water anyways. In other words it won't go from sunny and 10 knots to t-storms and squalls.... but then again in the pic above we started out that morning in W 10 knots and were hit by E 30 knots in a matter of minutes that afternoon....


Scott, Sunset Chaser....... your dock neighbour.
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