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post #14 of Old 07-30-2011
Don Radcliffe
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Gotta love the wankers who make up these tests. If the wind is from the west and you want to go about SE, the wind will be from behind the beam and leeway will be negligible. In any case, if you steer 115 degrees on the compass you aren't going to get there.
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