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post #5 of Old 10-15-2012
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Re: Reynolds 21 in Gusts 25 mph

I used to have a Stiletto 27, so I know the feeling. I miss her.

The trouble is it looks too easy. I took a couple out on sea trials when I sold her and they had to stare at the GPS to beleive the speed numbers I was giving them. When the water is flat it's just easy.

The new AC72s sure don't look like they're doing 35 knots... but they are.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




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