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post #24 of Old 11-29-2012
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Re: Poor tacking on a Hobie

The Hobie 16 has a good reputation for a lot of things, unfortunately tacking isn't one of them. If I recall correctly the blame for poor tacking has something to do with the asymmetrical hull profile. For such a fast and responsive boat it is surprising how easy it is to get one caught in irons.
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