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Yes when I first started sailing havoc had great issues with the back sinking. The worst was during light wind tacks even with the crew in the spinny bin & after a capsize or during a capsize! Experimented with various arrangements of duck tape at the back, but then decided it wasnt letting the water out quick enough and still peeved us in backwards! I then got a new boom and Temple Vang for it, its actaully made all the difference! Two "lardys" can drift round with the no1 rig up for a week and not piss it in backwards - also practice is the key!

So we have mastered the boat!! WOOO! Im still gona box in the gantry just to give it a bit more umph when its comming upright as thats now the worst stage.

Ohh the joys of no rear tanks, and then we see the Woof - they can just walk around in that boat its unfunny!!

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Originally posted by andy_cherub

Yes when I first started sailing havoc had great issues with the back sinking. The worst was during light wind tacks even with the crew in the spinny bin & after a capsize or during a capsize! Experimented with various arrangements of duck tape at the back, but then decided it wasnt letting the water out quick enough and still peeved us in backwards! I then got a new boom and Temple Vang for it, its actaully made all the difference! Two "lardys" can drift round with the no1 rig up for a week and not piss it in backwards - also practice is the key!

So we have mastered the boat!! WOOO! Im still gona box in the gantry just to give it a bit more umph when its comming upright as thats now the worst stage.

Ohh the joys of no rear tanks, and then we see the Woof - they can just walk around in that boat its unfunny!!

a_stevo and my 12 are the same hull shape (Nash 4) as Havoc. I don't think we have ever reverse mined it!

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Bet you dont have a 14stone helm sitting over the back!! lol like I said - we got i under control now! I got some pix of it about somewhere doing it! haha

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no I don't he's only 13.5 stone I'm 14 stone
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FATTIES !!
I14 1482 For sale. PM if interested.
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Originally posted by Smight at BBSC

FATTIES !!

Thats why we sail a 12 isnt it

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