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post #5 of Old 12-19-2012
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Re: Overloaded

You know what Bay weather forecasting is like. And on the plus side you managed to cope with a really uncomfortable even dangerous situation with no damage.
You made a good choice not to take down the main . In that wind you would probably have a dangerous lee helm without the main to balance that 130
Seriously, I hardly use my 130 any more. I bought a decent gennaker from Bacon's for a very reasonable price and when the wind is light I fly that and furl the 110. I can't get as close to the wind as with my regular genny so I do more tacking or go somewhere else.
Enchantress goes into hibernation for the winter(?) this weekend. Envy you your continuing sailing.

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S/V Enchantress -- Morgan 45

Last edited by bloodhunter; 12-19-2012 at 09:00 AM. Reason: added comment
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