|Subject: [harryproa] Re: Reducing sail with boom out over the water.|
|From: "Todd" <email@example.com>|
|Date: 3/9/2007, 12:46 PM|
Correction 12 and 15 meter boats. Sorry
-- In harryproa@yahoogrou
> I'm also curious as to how well the 7 and 12 meter boats will ride
> and at what speed in winds 22 to 28 knots with swells of 3-6
> When do we get to see a video of one sailing in similiar
> I don't just want to survive I want to be sailing fast and
> --- In harryproa@yahoogrou
> > G'day,
> > Sorry thought you meant the big boat. At some stage, you will
> meet a wave big enough to pitchpole you if you sail down it flat
> out. The longer the boat, the less likely this is to happen. I
> have only done it once, that was on the river in 20+ knots with
> schooner rig. This was more wind than waves. I would have no
> qualms about sailing sensibly in the Perth seabreeze and offshore
> waves in Elementarry, but would be a bit careful if I was racing.
> Perth waves develope in an afternoon, so they are shorter, closer
> together and steeper than trade wind waves which tend to be
> These give longer rides, with less work and less chance of piling
> into the back of the one in front.
> > Can't sail Sunday, got to pick up people from the airport.
> Monday, and if it works, certainly next weekend, either in Perth
> > regards,
> > Rob
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Doug Haines
> > To: harryproa@yahoogrou
> > Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 2:44 PM
> > Subject: Re: [harryproa] Reducing sail with boom out over the
> > Hi Rob,
> > You're talking about the transpac?
> > I mean extra buoyancy for me when I start flying down waves
> the trough!
> > You have the experience, what's the sea handling diffrence
> between sizes like vis to har?
> > Would the waves you might ride out here in a seabreeze, be the
> same as say the waves in the trades?
> > Doug
> > (any chane you'll be going sailing on Sunday?)