|Subject: RE: [harryproa] Re: Rare Bird Sailing|
|Date: 8/7/2007, 8:14 AM|
ps.com.au [mailto:harryproa@ yahoogroups. com.au] On Behalf Of Robert
Sent: Tuesday, 7 August 2007 10:04 PM
Subject: [harryproa] Re: Rare Bird Sailing
Looked remarkably comfortable,
--- In harryproa@yahoogrou
ps.com.au, <mark@...> wrote:
> I have just spent the last 5 days on Rare Bird, the 50' cruising proa,
> sailing her up to Coffs Harbour from SW Rock (35 miles) for a big
> She was looking pretty forlorn having sat on the mooring for over a year
> unused, except for the swallows who have used her for a rookery. The
> (diseased estate) is being sorted so she can now be listed with a
> sell. She looks her old self again.
> The sail up was fairly slow with light winds on the nose but the
> was a blast. It started off light but got up to 15 knots from the west
> giving us 15 knots of boat speed. She is a delight to sail and a lot
> I had a very impressed Australian Multihull journalist onboard so a test
> article is coming. His wife was even more impressed (she wants one).
> I took a video camera so see the results at
com/watch?. Lousy resolution but v=8chR6DAFjGA
> the idea. Faster sailing is towards the end.
......... ......... .....
> Mark Stephens .
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