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post #10 of Old 11-07-2017
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Re: Towing and being towed

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Originally Posted by chip View Post
They then proceeded to tow us at 7 or 8 knots into the wind and waves, which the boat didn't like doing.
This to me is the key point: tell the guys in front, "SLOW DOWN!!!"

Your boat and its hardware will be happier to stay below hull speed. Trying to go faster will quickly stress things beyond their designed limits.

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