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post #6 of Old 06-28-2006
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Our boat has two helms, pilothouse & aft deck, although the aft helm dosen't have an ignition switch for starting the engine. The one time I needed to use the winch was when a sudden squall appeared while sailing in a broad reach, preventing me from turning into the wind to unfurl the 150 Genoa.

My first instinct was to use the winch, after being unable to crank it in by hand, since I didn't want to leave the helm at the time due to singlehanding with my terrified new-to-sail wife. Get the picture?

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