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 Post subject: Watch those gusts!
PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:10 pm 
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Location: Nova Scotia
Great sailing yesterday, and had some good downwind runs in open water in pretty gusty conditions. No close calls because paying close attention. Then by the sheltered shore, nothing of concern... right? First...
http://youtu.be/r4EntJwFNiQ
Then... http://youtu.be/tqZ2aGCbKjs

And the lesson is...


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 Post subject: Re: Watch those gusts!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:37 am 
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Location: Prince Edward Island, Canada
Ha, Nice.

I did a few of those while I was getting my wife comfortable enough to move from her relaxed, lounging position in the center to actually sitting on the side with me. The splashing water was a helpful factor in her eventual decision to move to a side position.


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 Post subject: Re: Watch those gusts!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:02 am 
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Location: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
My girls managed to dump the Bravo yesterday at sailing school...but I think it was planned!!! lol


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