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Posted: 30 Aug 2016 - By: Mowzer

Mowzer is just back from three months travels around the French Atlantic coast. Wind mostly 20 knots or lower but with big swells and short seas. During that time (when we've been able to sail!) we've mainly used the 140% headsail and full main but cannot point with this configuration.  What configuration other than cutter do other R36's use and how close to the wind can you get without pinching it? and with what rig tension?

 

 

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