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I don't reef.....




well nor bellow 35
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I don't reef.....




well nor bellow 35
Yes, we know.. and your boom has paid the price...

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SD...SD...SD....now now now....

I posted why it broke....remember???
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Yeah, yeah... I know... but this was good opportunity to pick on you... After all, you photoshopped me... And the first time I didn't even do anything to deserve it. I'll admit, the second time, you were provoked....

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I don't reef.....

well nor bellow 35
I've been out on a catalina 25 in 35 knots, you better be on your second reef by then, especially if you just bought it. lol.
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Generally, as a rule, the bigger the boat, the higher the wind has to be for them to require a reef. CD's barge probably doesn't reef until it gets up to 40 knots or so... but he's got the solar panels to act as stabilizers.

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Sailingdog what kind of boat do you have?
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A 28' trimaran with an 18' beam. We normally pass monohulls 40' long with ease... Giulietta might give us a run for our money, but Fred would have to be driving...

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It's still a salami.

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