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Wind gusts

What are y'all comfortable going out in?

I want to go sailing on Sat. They're predicting 18 with gusts up to 43. Sonofa...
But that happens often enough around here where any wind that would be "fun" comes with huge wind gusts.

So, do you reef for the gusts or watch the water and dump the sails when a gust comes, or...?

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