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post #5 of Old 10-04-2011
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Originally Posted by sydrnyc View Post
I'm 5'0, 100llbs, will I make a good offshore/dinghy sailor? Also, because of my height/weight, is it possible that this could affect me negatively if I want to skipper?
As is often the case in surfing, dinghy sailors of smaller stature can be very successful indeed. Lower centre of gravity maybe ?

All i know is that I am tall and spindly (more so when I was a young bloke than today) and I was absolute rubbish as a surfer and dinghy sailor. Oh yes .. and riding bikes as well.

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