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Re: 2013 Sailing Season
Ha, goes to show you how crazy the Bay winds are during the Spring. My breeze was nothing like yours.
I sailed into a gaggle of other boats all with the same idea of going to Annapolis. From the mouth of the West River, to TPL the breeze was incredibly fickle. Anywhere from 0-12 knots, with 90 degree shifts. We were tacking like mad, poking along at 1-3 knots until we got to a windline at TPL.
From there, the wind was from the SE at about 7-8 knots all the way into Annapolis, and back home again until I got near the mouth of the West River. Then, the breeze just died. The water was glass, so I flaked the sails and motored the rest of the way home.
I really need to figure out how to fly my symmetric spinnaker single-handed.
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