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post #8 of Old 07-20-2019
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Re: Transpac boat sinks

When the boats can do 30+ kts. Stuff happens fast. Raced against TAG in a Newport Bermuda was in double digits but nothing like this. We were on a small chris White tri and won on corrected time. Depending upon the situation same as a mono. Pull in the main gybe let it out . Need a good helm. Need to pay attention to the seas. Can unload the main a bit if timed right. Need to avoid bearing off to a broad reach and suddenly loading the main excessively before itís let out. Need alert crew whoís done good prep so sheets are let out without fouling.

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