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Old 17-08-2008, 18:54   #1
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Just enjoyed a three day trip, anchoring in a bay in east Hong Kong after a good sail in 15kt of wind. No major snags with the boat but we now know that ALLhatches need to be closed when under way after a very large wake caught us all by surprise!
Simpson Marine hosted a party in Clearwater Bay which was very pleasant.
A sail and motor through the harbour rounded off an enjoyable long weekend.
Are there any other Lagoon 500 owners out there to share experiences and avoid my having to re-invent the wheel!
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Old 01-09-2008, 16:23   #2
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Aloha Bartoon,
Welcome aboard! I don't have a Lagoon 500 but do know that it is a pretty good idea to close the hatches when you get underway no matter what boat you have. I too have had those experiences which make us good learners.
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Old 01-09-2008, 18:34   #3
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Hi Paul,

I took the liberty of moving this thread to the multihull section. Lot's of multihull traffic here.

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Old 02-09-2008, 00:30   #4
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Hi Paul,

Please share all your experiences with your Lagoon 500. Tell us how she sails ( speed, wind angle, etc ) and handles ?

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