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Re: Lake sailors: how do you like your wind?

Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post
Left the mooring singlehand in 15mph; just got the jib up when it jumped to 41 mph (middle number); put the jib away, reefed the main; five minutes later, the wind backed 90 degrees and settled down to alternating (buffeting) 15-25, which is when I took the photo. IIRC, it later dropped to 3-5 -- from exactly the other side of the compass.
Wow, that makes the 15- 20 kt winds with gusts to 25 kts yesterday seem tame. I have to give it to you for your commitment to sailing.
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