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Old 13-10-2017, 01:59   #1
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Boat sails faster on a Port tack, slower starboard?

For some reason my boat sails faster on the Port tack and about 2 miles an hour slower on the other side? Any suggestions on how to correct this?
I had a young boy go up the mast to work on the top and on the way up he stepped on the end of the spreader near the stay and bent it down a little. Could this be the cause?
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Old 13-10-2017, 03:16   #2
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Re: Boat sails faster on a Port tack, slower starboard?

How are you measuring speed, GPS or log?
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Re: Boat sails faster on a Port tack, slower starboard?

This recent thread, "Why is my boat faster on starboard tack"? will answer 98% of the probable causes of your woes. Why is my boat faster on a stbd tack?
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