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Topic: force eight
Posted By: desteve1
Subject: force eight
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 8:22am
on saturday it was blowing force eight gusts,
so we decided to take a pico out, we decided that we needed to reef a few mor times ( in the end 5 times) after that the mainsheet got caught so we could depower, a head ache and the drink

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Posted By: dave.blakesley
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 9:31am
Would you like a sweetie?

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Posted By: alstorer
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 10:01am
Sailed a Pico in a force eight on a big lake in France- waves big enough to lose sight of the support rib at times when both in troughs. Had full sail out, had to stop as rudder assembly was going to break.

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Posted By: Villan
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 1:31pm
Cane I have a sweetie Dave?

For beating you ...

0.001 corrected seconds ..

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Posted By: G.R.F.
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 2:26pm
Originally posted by Villan

Cane I have a sweetie Dave?

For beating you ...

0.001 corrected seconds ..


Painful.

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Posted By: dave.blakesley
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 8:45pm
Originally posted by G.R.F

Painful


Don't remind me...

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Posted By: zailor
Date Posted: 05 Oct 09 at 9:18pm
Isnt there a line somewhere where even the proudest sailor has to say no thanks?

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Posted By: desteve1
Date Posted: 08 Oct 09 at 7:18pm
the windsurfer could do it

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Posted By: desteve1
Date Posted: 19 Oct 09 at 5:51pm
I then found out he fractured a rib the next week

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