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Old 06-08-2013, 10:26   #1
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Wharram to windward sending it.

.http://wharrambuilders.ning.com/video/against-the-wind
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Re: Wharram to windward sending it.

the owner/video poster admits a 120 degree tack angle...
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the owner/video poster admits a 120 degree tack angle...
There is of course a difference between tacking angle and sailing angle...even most production multis tack wide and then you can bring them up closer as boat speed and thus lateral resistance increases.
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Re: Wharram to windward sending it.

So you old salts, this is not impressive?
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Re: Wharram to windward sending it.

Aaahh, there are many a trap for new players here.

Have i told you about my plans for making an ocean going cat out of hay bales and twine?
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Aaahh, there are many a trap for new players here.

Have i told you about my plans for making an ocean going cat out of hay bales and twine?
Why not? It's been done with chicken wire and asphalt roofing paper and tar.

Oops that was a monohull.
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Re: Wharram to windward sending it.

The Tiki looks like its making some pretty good speed but I can't tell how close to wind she is sailing. The Wharram 23 I sailed with the club didn't point too well but had a good turn of speed off the wind.
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Re: Wharram to windward sending it.

yeah, i had a tri that tacked up pretty hard, one of my idiot mates had to be kicked off the wheel going under the harbour bridge cos he thought the bloody boat was going where it was pointing whereas he was actually on course to hit the concrete pylon dead centre
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The Tiki looks like its making some pretty good speed but I can't tell how close to wind she is sailing. The Wharram 23 I sailed with the club didn't point too well but had a good turn of speed off the wind.
The Tiki's are a great improvement on the Traditional design... a lot lighter for a start... two of us could carry a hull on my Tiki 21 when unloading of the trailer onto the trolleys for assembly..
Much lighter than the old Hinemoa's.. and they point and tack..
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