Courtney the Dancer
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Re: 5 basic reefing tips, whats yours.
Link doesn't work for me.
Now it works:-)) Those five are all good and I think that just indicates that there are numerous signs that will tell you it's time. Each boat sails differently and so there's no one wind speed that applies to all, you need to get know your boat and mostly just be aware of what the wind is doing and anticipate when to reef. I tend to reef early because it's easier done in less wind, sometimes the wind fools me and I end up shaking it out but it's good practice.
SV Laurie Anne
1988 Brewer 40 Pilothouse
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