Re: Morgan OutIsland 41 for Bluewater?
Originally Posted by davidpm
What new techniques do you have in mind.
I think Hellosailor describes the technique that would be new to someone used to a light weight fin keeled boat. It requires more sensitivity to notice when a heavy full keeled boat is trimed to it's optimum in lighter wind or to be able to reconize just when the rail is lifting with a bone in her teeth when the wind is stronger. All these performances are more immediate and apparent on a light weight fin keeled boat. The helmsman on a heavy cruiser will have to hold the point of a sweet spot for maybe eight to ten seconds before the boat's response gives the feedback to the helm.
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Last edited by CaptainForce; 10-21-2012 at 04:58 PM.