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post #4 of Old 03-21-2011
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I do not sail the Newport 28.
I put 5' for "D". The formula is very sensitive to the "D" value.
Given you're SA/D ratio, I'd probably reef at a sustained 20 kts or more depending on what headsail I was flying.

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