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Old 19-10-2014, 16:41   #1
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Fuji 35 Sailing Performance Question.

Hello Folks,

Any idea on how the Fuji 35s ( cutters ) sail.

Primarily looking for

1) Windward performance. Holding course/Heeling/Hobby horsing.

2) performance when compared to other heavy displacement boats like Westsail 32, Downeaster 32, maybe Carpe Dory.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Fuji 35 Sailing Performance Question.

Try running the numbers from Sailboatdata.com is the worlds largest sailboat database. thru this:

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and come up with the boats you are interested in. That will give you a good start at least.
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Re: Fuji 35 Sailing Performance Question.

I don't know how the Fuji 35 sails, but I like the design. More than thirty years ago I made a trip to Maine and we look at a Fuji yacht, and we were impressed. I owned a Westsail 32, and I loved it except when I was sailing to windward.
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Re: Fuji 35 Sailing Performance Question.

I think the Fuji's are good boats (were?) I wouldn't expect it to be a witch to weather though. Should track well, probably hobby horse less or no more than the others you note. The Cape Dory may point just a bit better, the Westsail a lot worse. This is just based on seeing the underbody etc no actual experience with the Fuji although I've been on CD's and WS's.
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