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Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   05-06-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 6,706
Posted By RCurtis99
I sail a Tartan 30 with an Atomic Four. Gas...

I sail a Tartan 30 with an Atomic Four. Gas prices can go through the roof and I still won't go broke buying gas for Avanti.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-31-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 10,749
Posted By RCurtis99
Using your sails with your engine to steer your vessel

A well found vessel should be controlled with sails alone or in combination with your engine in the event of rudder failure. Given that the boat is 5 miles off shore, danger is not imminent. If you...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-29-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 10,749
Posted By RCurtis99
Rudderless Sailing

A well found sailboat can be sailed without a rudder using the sails only. While you cannot close haul the boat using just the sails, it is possible to tack up wind, reach or jibe downwind using...
Forum: Good Old Boat   03-09-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 21,231
Posted By RCurtis99
Partnership Boats

I am a clutz mechanically and rely on my boat partner to do the mechanical stuff. He is excellent at doing it and keeps a log of repairs.
The Boat Partnership corollary to Murphy's Laws is:

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