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post #4 of Old 08-31-2006 Thread Starter
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I live in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was only the other day that we had winds that gradually increased from nil to 15 knts. It was a nice day. I also spoke to a rep from FX Sails and they said that there litmus test for deciding on inshore versus offshore is this. If the sails are going to be raised and then dropped at the end of each sailing day then you need inshore sails. Offshore sails are typically left up for weeks at a time and as such need to be heavier built.
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