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orientalnc2010 06-29-2012 08:06 PM

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Here's a pic I wanted to share showing how well behaved these boats are.
Overpowered with 25 knots and 4 footers, we are close hauled after calling the tack a bit early.
Not wanting to slide into the committee boat we hardened everything up and held on. Not only did we clear the committee boat but we were able to get close to the pin. Not too shabby for a cruising boat.

AlLorman 06-29-2012 11:14 PM

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That's very impressive, Steve. I was sailing on Wednesday on a Beneteau 393 heeled like that. Unfortunately, the wind was 15 kts and we were going sideways.

s/v Ann West
PSC No. 55

smackdaddy 06-29-2012 11:49 PM

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Norstar 06-30-2012 06:53 AM

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Looks like its time for a reef although I know you were racing!
Nice shot!

PSC 34 "Norstar"

LouAnn34 06-30-2012 08:24 AM

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Ahoy, thought that you would enjoy this photo aboard our 1987 34 ... at the time I believe we had the 2nd reef in place.

Norstar 06-30-2012 08:45 AM

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Rail in the water and screaming along! Nice!!!

PSC 34 "Norstar"

jrd22 06-30-2012 11:21 AM

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Great pics!

ralopata 06-30-2012 01:26 PM

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Not exactly a "lee rail awash" shot, but I still really like it...JUNO somewhere between Block Island and Newport in 15 to 18 kts...

Roger Lopata
PSC 40 -- #46

orientalnc2010 06-30-2012 04:34 PM

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Great shot's, keep em coming.

Alannc44 07-02-2012 08:35 AM

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Saturday, July 21st on The Pamlico near Indian Island, N.C. with my buddy Stan on Kon Jeni Al. 37 footer with 5'10" keel. Single reef and about 60% jib. Also 25 knots.


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