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Old 05-26-2011
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I agree with Smack. I put a reef in the main at 18 to 20 true and adjust the genoa on the furler as needed when the wind gets higher. Also keep a good eye on the water! I was out last Saturday with winds steady at 20 and gusting up to 35 true and with just the two of us it was a bit of a handful but fun. I have a second reef in my main but have never used it. I figure if it is blowing that hard I'll just stay at the dock.

BTW, I was racing last Saturday. Five boats started and three finished. One broke a car on the genoa track and the other retired when he decided he couldn't make it back up wind to the finish line after rounding the last mark. He scooted over and hid behind a bluff but still ended up on the rocks. No major damage fortunately.
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