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Old 01-29-2013
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Re: Can someone explain roach to me?

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Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post

I would suggest that where practical, maximizing roach may actually make more sense on most cruising boats than race boats.

Jeff
I agree wholeheartedly, but I must confess - I'm a bit surprised to hear a guy as 'racy' as you are, admit to that... (grin)

The resultant loss of roach area is one of the biggest downsides of in-mast furling on a cruising boat, for me...
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