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Old 12-21-2010
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PCP View Post
He said that the Elan could go a lot better upwind and that was incredibly stable doing that.
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Now, lets see the comparative speeds:

(black= J409 Red=D40e Blue=E380 Brown=E350)

6K wind at 70º = 6K (6.7)(6.4)(6.2)

speed 8K wind at 60º = 7K (7.3)(7.1) (6.9)

12K wind at 70º = 8K (8.2) (7.8) (7.2)

25K wind at 110º = 10K (10.6) (10) (9.8)

25K wind at 150º = 10.5K (10.8) (11.2) (11.2).
So here we can compare a Pogo 12.50 with an Elan 380:
(black= J409 Red=D40e Blue=E380 Brown=E350 Green=Pogo 12.50)

OK, The Pogo is a bit longer, but the differences seem to be quite significant. Still this are all theoretical values...

6K wind at 70º = 6K (6.7)(6.4)(6.2) (6.8)

speed 8K wind at 60º = 7K (7.3)(7.1) (6.9) (7.7)

12K wind at 70º = 8K (8.2) (7.8) (7.2) (8.91)

25K wind at 110º = 10K (10.6) (10) (9.8) (13.7)

25K wind at 150º = 10.5K (10.8) (11.2) (11.2) (15.5).


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Originally Posted by bb74 View Post
the Elan looks comfy while the Pogo is spartan.
Yes it is! However I wonder how important that is. Aren't other things much more important when you are on your way?
I think more interesting is the question how much more bumpy a ride with the Pogo is...

A real comfort-plus of the Pogo is the cockpit: Really huge and without an annoying wheel.

And regarding space for the dinghy: Pogostructures writes about the 12.50 "At the back of the boat, a free space will receive the dingy while you change moorings."

Ulf

Last edited by myocean; 12-21-2010 at 03:36 PM.
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