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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 4,944
Posted By schnicklefritz
Please help me... re: live aboard

“…(I don''t remember if I posted it, but we do not have a boat, and we have no sailing exp.)…”

If you have no sailing experience and no boat how will you know if you will enjoy it?
Find a marine...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By schnicklefritz
Help the marriage

Sail flat in winds over 12knts?????
Are you saying that you want a boat that won’t heel over sailing to windward in 12knts of wind?
Is that your requirement???
You will find that in a multihull,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 6,895
Posted By schnicklefritz
Beneteau 361 wheather helm

A little bit of weather helm is good – a lot is bad.

Sounds like the mast needs to be raked back slightly.

Too bad you couldn’t have taken a boat mechanic (from the charter company) onboard for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 7,183
Posted By schnicklefritz
Colvin Gazelle

In a strong breeze, with a heavy steel (cruising) boat, you probably wouldn’t want to point high, would you?

These boats are designed for cruising at slow speed off the wind and downwind while...
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