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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-03-2013
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Posted By EricKLYC
Re: in which conditions a staystail will give extra speed when the asym is up?

These are very fast, planing boats that can create a strong and especially sharper incoming apparent wind. So even at let's say 120° true they can still keep a laminar airflow around the sails...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-29-2013
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Posted By EricKLYC
Re: Going to a boat show

Absolutely!

Tabarly was and probably still is one of the most innovative sailors in the history or racing.

Apart from its specific design for the 1964 OSTAR, Pen Duick II also introduced some...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-03-2013
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Posted By EricKLYC
Re: X6 from X-yachts.

I’m not quite sure about that.
Apart from sail shape (halyard/Cunningham, outhaul, mast bend), mainsail trimming is essentially about controlling the leech (open or closed, more or less twist). A...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2013
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Posted By EricKLYC
Re: Pogo 30

I also don’t have access to the digital edition of Yacht, but I ran their online summary through Bing’s translator and –where possible- tried to use my little knowledge of the difficult but beautiful...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-04-2013
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Posted By EricKLYC
Re: Sunfast 3600 - JPK 1080

Both look like very nice designs indeed, Paulo.

They are relatively lightweight and infused sandwich constructions with a comparable and quite high B/D ratio, but the JPK carries 10% more sail...
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