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Saturday
Nov062010

First sail...

Today I had my first sail in 'Natural-High'.  I took some video of the sail but, I can't figure out how to load it onto the blog.  I will have to leave it to Monday and have my IT manager show me how to do it.  Anyway, here are the highlights.

- The sea trial took place in the harbor so the sea conditions were flat with only a mild chop.

- Wind was variable between 10 - 20 knots.

- The best speed that we recorded was just under 10 knots.

- There was a race on at the time with keelers...and we passed them.

- There was not a single squeak or creak in the boat.

- There was no spray.

- Tacking was really easy and it was pointing into the wind at better than 45 degrees.

And, most remarkable to me was that in the hulls it was completely silent.  Quite amazing.  Even at 9 knots you could not even hear the water going past it was so quiet.

Needless to say I am very happy with it.

More later...and video's and photos.

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Reader Comments (3)

Merci!

November 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterOlivier

Congratulations! The boat is beautiful. I am very happy for you!

November 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDr. Ali

Hey!

Good on you Warren! Glad it is working so well for you.

Ken

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKen

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