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    Posted: 09 Sep 20 at 8:36pm
Racing Dinghy to sail across the entire gamut of race conditions..

I give you RS300 for starters.

Somebody tell me different, foilers excepted.

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Musto Skiff maybe? You had one once didn't you? A mate (only an average sailor) had one for a season and found it too much for him. But late low rider Moths have to be the trickiest of all...

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Nope, the Musto is a pussycat compared to the 300.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Sam.Spoons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Sep 20 at 9:41pm
Fair enough, you have 'the knowledge'  Thumbs Up So it'll be a Skippy 2 then?


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Originally posted by iGRF

Nope, the Musto is a pussycat compared to the 300.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote KazRob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Sep 20 at 9:50pm
International canoe? Unbelievably quick upwind in a breeze -in between the tacks 🤣
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For very different reasons... the Star.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dougaldog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 20 at 8:38am
We've had this question before and it was also explored fully on 'other' forums. Even Sam has it wrong this time - the picture he posted shows a narrow lowrider but with a carbon rig. The reduction in weight aloft was a game changer - but go back just a bit further and you have narrow hulled lowriders with heavy alloy masts, the boats that are widely acknowledged as the most difficult of all the dinghies to sail. It might have been a more interesting question if the caveat 'available today' had been added to the question, as that would make it more relevant.
Other than that, we must be getting desperate to drag these old chestnut stories from out of the long grass and brambles..........

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Post Options Post Options   Quote turnturtle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 20 at 8:50am
gotta to be a lowrider.... I've seen good dinghy sailors reduced to tears stepping in one of those.  

Of those I've owned: RS600.... that bitch has a nasty bite when you pull its tail.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Cirrus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Sep 20 at 9:01am
...And perhaps more interesting still - What was the 'easiest' to get on the pace with ?  (no - not just the easiest to simply sail ! )
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