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post #10 of Old 08-28-2011
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Unless I'm confused the OP said he has a list to port (more weight on port side) and he consistently sails faster on a starboard tack. If weight distribution was the cause you would think that the boat would be faster on port tack because it would sail flatter (as the OP said). I would suspect rigging tension but there are a lot of unknowns to explore.

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