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Here is a fantastic heavy weather sailing series...



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Eh? I don't see any links?


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vt - you can't see the embedded video on your end? If not, here's the URL:



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Smack thanks , What kind of sailboat was that Skip Novak has ? What is the hull made of?
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Smack thanks , What kind of sailboat was that Skip Novak has ? What is the hull made of?
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he has actually 2...
pelagic - made from steel
pelagic australis - which looks very much like aluminium...
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i know his videos and have always asked myself: what are those drums of line at the mast for?
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.....i know his videos and have always asked myself: what are those drums of line at the mast for?
I wasn't sure if you were still asking, as I did see it in one of his videos at some point. Just in case, they are for tying to shore in remote places.


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he has actually 2...
pelagic - made from steel
pelagic australis - which looks very much like aluminium...
Pelagic Expeditions Fleet Overview

i know his videos and have always asked myself: what are those drums of line at the mast for?
As Minnewaska says, those are for running lines ashore, to tie off in tight/protected anchorages... They're a virtual necessity in high-latitude cruising grounds like Tierra del Fuego, and the Antarctic...






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thank's - makes sense...
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