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Old 12-04-2014, 17:31   #76
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Re: What Sailboats Heel the Least

This is all far too stressful.

Simplify... get a nice little ultra-beamy New England-style cruising catboat with a gaff rig for low center of effort, reef when you need to, and sail flat.

You won't point super-high, but you'll make up for it by screaming on reaches and downwind without the need for spinnakers, poles, winches and all that rot.

And you can sail in 2 feet of water and run her up on the beach.

Just watch out for the boom.

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