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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:16 pm 
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Is the hooter sail similar to that of a spinnaker in that it's only for downwind?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:45 am 
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Or light upwind conditions. It's usually cut pretty flat for speed downwind and ease of furling, so it kinda acts a bit like a gennaker with some crappy sheeting angles upwind in the light stuff.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:07 am 
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Thanks Dan. Your Wave is a 1996? How is holding up?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:10 pm 
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The Hooter adds power to your wave at all points of sail except when hard into the wind. 12 mph winds seem to be the max for controlled sailing.
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