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Forum: Hunter   08-02-2011
Replies: 9
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Posted By jfedero
We can try pulling the turning block back...

We can try pulling the turning block back further. The jib is not as flat as I think you are suggesting we try.

Not sure I can answer the question of which sail luffs first when we are heading...
Forum: Hunter   08-02-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By jfedero
We were healing quite a bit, and in the past we...

We were healing quite a bit, and in the past we typically sailed with a full main. Last weekend we were trying with a reefed mainsail, but that is when my steering went out. I will try that again...
Forum: Hunter   08-02-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By jfedero
We are in SF Bay between GG and Alcatraz. ...

We are in SF Bay between GG and Alcatraz. Current can be a factor, but we try to account for that. I am measuring total heading difference and dividing by two. So for instance this weekend we were...
Forum: Hunter   08-01-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By jfedero
'84 Hunter 31 Close Hauling

I've had this boat about a year. We have a tough time getting to 45 degrees in a close haul. The boat sails smoothest at closer to 55 degrees, which is a problem on windy days. Anybody have ideas...
Forum: Hunter   08-01-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By jfedero
'84 Hunter 31 Steering Failure

My steering failed on Saturday. My son was at the helm and the wheel just spun free. We didn't hear or feel anything. We were close hauled in about 20 mph winds in the SF bay when it happened. We...
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