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Re: can only tack close reach, can't close-haul
I will provide a map and track of my movements via that gps motion-x application hopefully by Saturday evening. It will provide a map visual of the angles of degree. I actually hope I'm missing something or misreading by 5-10 degrees. So, if not 80 , 75 degrees. Thanks
For all the assistance and suggestions.
That's fine, as far as it goes, but we won't be able to tell how you've sheeted, steered or the boat setup. Further, if this lake is flowing at all (ie one of those 'bulge in the river' lakes) your GPS track may be influenced by current too, yet another distraction.
Take photos and post them if you can.. that will be more helpful.
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