Join Date: Feb 2011
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That is very cool. How much wind was there? Did the Beneteau pass you?
I'm thinking 17-18 apparent is about the comfortable limit before reefing. Sound about right?
Upwind up to 25 seems OK, maybe pinching a bit. On a beam reach, the weather helm will have you thinking about reefing above 17-18.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay