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Newport and Naples

Cap'n Vic Offline OP
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Rod's tips on heavy wind.

hanging out on a J109 at today's Newport Boat Show, Rod's fast advice on sailing J30 in strong wind:

1. twist off main so basically bottom third is working
2. traveller up not down
3. keep boat flat
4. genny 12 in. off the spreader
5. don't wonk vang down hard

Last edited by Cap'n Vic; 09/16/11 03:56 PM.