Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Although the thresholds are tighter racing than cruising, don't give up ground to windward to early or too easily. More often than not you'll need it later.
Quite true.. unless the wind changes.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"