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post #8 of Old 01-03-2012
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The first thing I noticed when I got new sails a few years ago was that the boat healed less for a given wind strength. I wasn't expecting this, but it made perfect sense- the sails were more efficient in driving to windward- more force forward and less sideways.

Mark Smith
1977 C&C 30 Mk 1 hailing from Port Clinton, Ohio
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