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post #31 of Old 05-08-2011
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My old Centaur has boom roller reefing and handles the weather well, I generally put a couple of rolls in both the genny and main and keep the traveler tight in heavy seas, wind gusts don,t bother a Centaur so much anyway with the bilge keels and heavy displacement. She just heads up into the wind if pushed to hard.
If I need to take more than 50% down I generally drop the lot and bring on the Yanmar.
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The great appear great because you are on your knees. James Larkin, Irish Labour Movement.

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