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NewsReader 04-10-2006 01:15 PM

At sea. Volvo Ocean Race: Ericsson had it tough in the Doldrums @ BYM Sailing News
 
We are currently hauling the mail in the northeasterly trade winds. Wind speed 20 knots, boat speed 20 knots. Very powerful boats these Volvo 70's yet very sensitive to sail combinations and the set up of the boat. We are learning tons about our new and improved sail inventory and how to get the best speed out of the boat <a href="http://www.bymnews.com/new/content/view/27321/50/">Direct Link</a> <p><a href="http://www.sailr.com/news20269.html">Comments</a></p>

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