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Re: Spinaker




And ... it gives you something to do while going slowly downwind.  As in the
definition of offshore racing:  "Hours and days of tedious boredom
interspersed with brief moments of stark terror."

Live slow, sail fast!
Mick
Sculptures, etc. by Claire
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Halenbeck" <phalenbeck@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 7:58 AM
Subject: Re: Spinaker


> Maybe when I posted--read about it---bring someone
> with a clue along at first---add--and have lots of
> open water.  When I was on Lake Vermillion in No. Mn
> the spinnaker was not much used--something about
> islands and rocks.  But the Gulf of Mx--Keep trying
> and stearing will inprove too--at least it did on my
> old Balboa, and my older Westerly-It is a fun and
> challanging sail, and you Will get better.  Paul
> --- GDFARLAND@xxxxxxx wrote:
> > In a message dated 8/16/01 5:50:19 AM Pacific
> > Daylight Time,
> > AutoWizrd@xxxxxxx writes:
> > Hi Macon
> >    Your not kidding about   > Give that sail a lot
> > of respect things can
> > > happen quickly."
> > Tried the jib mounted spinaker last week for the
> > first time   (this is a new
> > boat and sail to me) We did a good job getting it up
> >  (we read alot ) but
> > within seconds the boat took its own new heading and
> > had us within feet of
> > the end of the island we were going past  The last
> > 10 seconds were exciting.
> >
> > George and Jacki
> >   ( two tacky )
> > Sugar Land, Tx.
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> =====
> Paul Rosebud Halenbeck                                      --30 Turner St
suite 908                                    --Clearwater Florida
      ---His mind was a terrible thing to waste--
>
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