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"No slippage at all"?
12 degs AWA?
"35 knots with a 160% genny"
What is this an alternative universe?
If you have "no slippage" you have no lift. It's leeway that gives a keel lift.
ICON my carbon 65'er drawing 12.5' won the Swiftsure Race this year Class A.
ICON cannot point to 12 degs AWA.
I don't think you know what you are talking about. I am convinced you are a sailor at all.
But I'll hand it to you. You are entertaining.
Maybe his instruments need recalibration.
Something certainly does.
By the way Bob - what IS a minimum pointing angle these days? I remember the best old IOR boats were noted for their pointing ability and they were lucky to get much under 30 degrees.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.