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post #2345 of Old 03-11-2012
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Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
That was a bit of nasty flog on that jib. The skip was pretty laid back though.

I assume this is the point (45 knots) you go to storm sails and start running (in open water of course)?
No place to run to with San Juan close to port, about two miles away. Ya sure don't wanna try running Cattle Pass in that. Been there in that very same spot with the same winds more than once.

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