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I'd imagine a moth foiler has pretty low drag once it is up on the foils... I don't know which 18' skiff you're talking about, but the moth foiler is one of the fastest dinghies I've seen.
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within a day... not bad.
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oh. the 18 foot skiff has an asymetric spinnaker, double trapezes, and a huge rig. they are similar to the olympic 49er
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i caught CP's drift..join one day and flame away on the next...
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sam got it...user name includes "420" hmmmm. wonder if he's got the munchies
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Ahh... sad but true...at least our resident bastard, umm, I think I meant barrister, works his way up to flaming people... usually as a last resort, when he has no real arguments that are viable.
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cp, good take on the 420..being a sailing forum and not one from NORML, i figured he was a 420 sailor (i prefer the 470 myself having raced those in my ill spent youth).
his query about fastest dinghies made me wonder where an I-14 falls in the mix..
just my $.02 adjusted for inflation
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OK, I'm out of touch. What is the reference to "420" all about? I'm assuming from the posts that this refers to, well, reefer, but what does it mean? I have teenagers, I need to know.
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