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What about 17 to 19 steady downwind on a 42????

Or 12 to 13 pointing ????
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I get 12-13 pointing on a 28' boat.

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Ah...yes you can...and I can do 15 on an A class CF XJ Javelin...equal terms my friend...equal terms....

but I do that speed at 25 to 30º off the wind, still beat to port (while you tack half way around the globe)... can carry 12 on board, plus a kid playing Playstation inside, another sleeping on his cot, go out in 10' waves, not reef before 35kts wind, cook dinner standing up, take a shower in 2 heads, sit 8 on my dinning table, sleep 8 confortably inside, fit in my navigation table extend my armas and touch nothing.....and the list goes on and on.....do I compare with a TRI...off course not...wouldn't be fare....
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Oh yeah, well I can stand on one foot, flip burgers on my grill with my right hand, drink Jack Daniels with my left hand, steer with my toes on my other foot, all the time looking behind me. Beat that!! You are just an amature weekender until you can do that!!

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But Giu does it with the sails up.

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Regarding Giu, it is sail up, not sails. THere is no plural in his sails. He has no boom!!

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He could put up a storm trysail, or sail wing-on-wing with an asymetric and his genoa... so he could have sails up...just not a mainsail

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Oh, I can imgine it. I can also imagine plowing the bow into the back of a wave and death rolling a 65 footer. Don;t get me wrong I like going fast adn I love planing hulls but something about a boat that big, that fast, scares last nights dinner out the bottom end of me. I'd consider a 90 rating pretty quick for a racer/cruiser and I'd give it a fun rating to a race boat, but fast?....well it ain't slow.
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I wouldn't call my trimaran a racer/cruiser... she's loaded for bear, with tools, solar panels, etc... and sits a bit lower than most of her sisterships... That's one reason I'm putting new bottom paint on her this month.. to make up for the higher waterline..

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Oh, I can imgine it. I can also imagine plowing the bow into the back of a wave and death rolling a 65 footer. Don;t get me wrong I like going fast adn I love planing hulls but something about a boat that big, that fast, scares last nights dinner out the bottom end of me. I'd consider a 90 rating pretty quick for a racer/cruiser and I'd give it a fun rating to a race boat, but fast?....well it ain't slow.

Actually, when ya plow into that wave, she just drops to about 15 knots instantly which is why ya sleep feet forward when racing. She also will do 12 pointing in 10 knots true which I think is sick as hell. Momma didn't like the plastic interior though and I didn't like the moorage costs so we didn't go there.
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