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More pics of the W17R

September 4, 2014

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Here are more pics of the W17R in 15-20k of wind. As we were now two, the jib was added to the reefed main. For this outing, we rolled the lower reef area around the lower sail batten, rather than the boom and tied it up. This left the attachment for the mast tiller free and available and worked well. Despite 'the bumpy surface' (up to 3ft height, short waves), we still hit a high of 14.4k on this day and the new rudder fence prevented any rudder cavitation



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