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post #23 of Old 12-17-2012
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Re: Heavy winds?

Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post
So basically, if i am sailing downwind and am drinking an ice cold beer, the wind blowing over it to my sails, my boat will go faster? Yet another reason to drink ice cold beer. Thank you Faster. Btw, if I put a fan behind my beer, will I go even faster (no pun intended Faster).


Problem is, Brian, the waste heat from your BBQs will undo all the good that cold beer did, esp considering the beer probably didn't last more than a few boatlengths!!


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