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  1. Learning to Sail
    Any advice is greatly appreciated. I am in a very windy narrow marina (Pacific coast). I have a Catalina 22 MkII. When in my slip bow in first, the wind typically is crossing the port side of my bow, so upwind slip with a port to starboard crosswind. When i exit I need to reverse out and head...
  2. Racing
    Hey, I started sailing when I 11 years old. Must most competitive boat I got into was the RS Feva. It is a great youth boat with amazing amount of competition. I managed to work my way up into national class squad and trained all winter. Me and my crew are definitively high wind junkies! Here...
  3. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Adventures of Salacia: Rough Day Some brave souls ventured out....cold and a wet ride on my boat for sure!that was yesterday. 20-25 gusts to 30kts....today it blowing 25-30 gusts to 35....no sailing for me this weekend. Maybe on turkey day
  4. Extreme Sailing Videos
    (First half of video) up to 35 knots of winds, most sailors stayed on the beach, except this Feva! :) second half of video is day two- only 20knots and its during a handicap race :) watch the feva catching up and passing other classes of boats that are ment to be faster than them
  5. Beneteau
    We were bringing Fate back to Charleston March 3rd from Wrightsville Beach, and had to sail through the gale that produced the Tornado's and deaths on land... for about 5 hours during the middle of the night the winds were gusting up to 45 knots NW, heavy rains with temps in the 40s, we couldn't...
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