Thread: Motor Sailers
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:01 AM   #4
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City: DC
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Carolena II
Vessel Model: Nordic Tug 32/34
Join Date: Aug 2012
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Agree that sails really help with rolling stability. I guesstimate that on our sailboat we also have the sails up about 75% of the time that we are actually motoring. Depending on winds, they also give us an extra knot or two. Still getting used to the way our trawler rolls - that is the one thing I miss about the sailboat. Actually it is the second thing - the other is when we hit the fuel dock. b
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