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Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 4,938
Posted By StarrySkies
I absolutely agree. I was sitting on the leeward...

I absolutely agree. I was sitting on the leeward side of the boat when the toerail went into the water... I have never moved so fast in my life as when I scrambled to the other side.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 4,938
Posted By StarrySkies
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By StarrySkies
TrueBlue, do you need to use a whisker pole for...

TrueBlue, do you need to use a whisker pole for the Genoa? During my ASA Basic certification, we managed a wing and wing without a pole.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 4,938
Posted By StarrySkies
I just posted this in a VERY old thread by...

I just posted this in a VERY old thread by mistake, also about heeling. I'm an engineering student, so I went looking for a technical answer to the heeling question and I found this:...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 14,188
Posted By StarrySkies
I'm an engineering student, and I knew that boats...

I'm an engineering student, and I knew that boats must be made to be able to heel... but that did nothing to calm me down. After reading this thread I went researching and found a great article that...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 4,938
Posted By StarrySkies
Funny enough, I just got my ASA Basic a few days...

Funny enough, I just got my ASA Basic a few days ago, and in a J24 to boot! :)
I have no useful advice here as I'm a newbie, but I have to ask, we heeled a few times to the point where the toe rail...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-31-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By StarrySkies
Anyone in Pittsburgh need an extra crew member?

Hey all, I just joined SailNet today after taking an ASA basic sailing course and falling in love with sailing. I was wondering if anyone who sails in the three rivers area would be willing to take...
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