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Re: For the days I can't take the big boat out

Originally Posted by finding41 View Post
Here is a link to some RC racing stuff. Lester Gilbert's Radio Sailing
These RC guys are usually ahead of the curve with advancements because they can change things out quickly. Even throw there boat into a wind tunnel and gather data.
Excellent point.. They do show good knowledge of the concepts. Quite interesting web site. Scaling is an interesting subject all in itself.

On the other hand they put significant constraints on sail trim due to the limited lines controlling the sails. So some things are not applicable to our full size boats.

BTW.. Websites are fascinating..

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