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post #6 of Old 08-02-2012
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Re: speed vs wind

Originally Posted by boatingcruising View Post
I am new to sailing- can a sailboat travel faster than the wind?
Yes, see:
Sailing faster than the wind - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Last edited by eyytee; 08-02-2012 at 10:20 AM.
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