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Old 09-08-2015, 11:02 AM   #10
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City: Vallejo CA
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Carquinez Coot
Vessel Model: penultimate Seahorse Marine Coot hull #6
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 11,327
We need at least 10 knots from the beam to be effective and adds about a half-knot if moving below hull speed with both sails hoisted. Most of the time, however, winds are from astern or forward where I operate.

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