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|06-23-2007 03:27 AM|
|wildcard||I always have fun...10kts is OK 15 kts is fun, 20 is a blast! If I can deal with 20-30 then 10 is, well, booring! Again, thanks for the help!|
|06-23-2007 02:44 AM|
|sailaway21||wildcard is back to having fun. hoorah|
|06-22-2007 11:01 PM|
|sailingdog||Sounds like you're getting the hang of it.|
|06-22-2007 10:02 PM|
|wildcard||16-18 kts today with gusts to 25, 100% jib and a single reef in the mainsail worked wonders! Realy wanted a second reef though. The main does not exactly fit the boat so when I order the new one it will have at least two reefs. Thanks for the help guys!|
|06-22-2007 09:07 PM|
Originally Posted by sailortjk1
|06-22-2007 03:39 PM|
|T34C||I could think of a few "new crappy boats" that would work.|
|06-22-2007 03:05 PM|
I should have said "old crappy boats" ???
Rick in Florida
|06-22-2007 01:53 PM|
One problem with older boats is you tighten the stays and the hull bends...
Crappy boats in a state of disrepair or poorly built boats, maybe. Old boats, NO.
|06-22-2007 01:32 PM|
I dont think Im quite to the point of screwing with the rigging yet but I will give it a look. BTW this hull has virtualy no bend. Both the broker and surveyor were shocked as to how stiff the boat was. Both came to me later on and said "if you ever want to sell, call me first".
Going out again today and I'll watch. BTW no, this isn't a roller, yet!
|06-22-2007 11:25 AM|
True, but from what he described, it sounds like a loose forestay, and I figured it was worth a shot. One problem with older boats is you tighten the stays and the hull bends, so I had recommended small adjustments.
Rick in Florida
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