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You can also go offshore several hundred miles, or more. There you can sail close on the wind, but who wants to do that?.......i2f

20 MPH ain't fast unless, you do it in a 1000sq 3/2 house on 10foot waves
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Gentlemen, as we all know, do not sail to weather.....

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Gentlemen, as we all know, do not sail to weather.....
Then, clearly, I'm no gentleman.....

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Then, clearly, I'm no gentleman.....
Its a funny line isn't it ? After all, sailing to windward in the right conditions is without doubt one of the most enjoyable things a bloke can do in a boat.

OTOH....after a few days it does start to get a tad tiresome.......

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just a tad...

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Re: Sailing Los Angeles to vancouver

I thought TADS were for Dentists " just a tad more freezing"
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Re: Sailing Los Angeles to vancouver

I was watching a video on Youtube a few days ago of this sailboat traveling from Canada to Mexico stuck in a gale 100 miles off the Oregon coast with 20-30 foot seas.
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That does happen. We clipped a gale this past delivery we did from SF to Bellingham. Twas no picnic..

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