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Crossing Georgia Strait @ 9 knots

On our way home we got a good sail across the Strait of Georgia in our heavy cruising sloop Nikko. If you're currently stuck behind a desk, you might enjoy this:

Give it a few more minutes. It's still being processed at youtube @ 2122 hrs PDT.

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It works now. It was still being processed at the other end. 9 knots may not sound fast to a go fast boat like SD's, but it was like being in a rocket in a 24,000 lb monohull.
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Nice little video Ray. I see your Admiral is vertically challenged like mine.
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We want to get a second grill to mount back there so we blend in better with the Catalinas we associate with.
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Thanks for the video.
Made my day.
I can maybe stand to navigate this desk today
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Good sail there erps and good video and music.
Damn good speed too.
It needs a fair blow to get a heavy ship to shift like that.
What's the ship?

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