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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 7,680
Posted By koconnell
Re: Help what sail to raise 1st?

I do not recall how similar the sail set-up is between 420's and FJ's. Sailing 420's, the jib is always raised first as the tension takes the load off of the front stay and pulls the mast forward....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 15,979
Posted By koconnell
If you have never sailed before, I would suggest...

If you have never sailed before, I would suggest taking some type of class before going out on your own. After that, a 22-24 ft. boat should be a fairly stable boat to start on. If you begin in calm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By koconnell
I think the flag on the Falcon has more area than...

I think the flag on the Falcon has more area than the J boat that's behind it! The size of that boat is simply amazing.
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By koconnell
I have heard good things about Cape Fear Sailing...

I have heard good things about Cape Fear Sailing Academy in Southport.
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