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 Post subject: Wirlwindsails.com
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2007 12:57 am 
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Dears,

I'm one of the few H20 Miracle sailors in Europe (Italy).
As you know, our boat has never been imported in Europe, which leads me to contact dealers from USA to get any kind of spares. Moreover HC USA, correctely, doesn't accept to delivery anything in HC Europe territory.
Now, I'm seeking two advices to you:
1) What official dealer would you suggest to me;
2) How do you estimate the Wirlwind sail? I reached this Company through the Catsailor web site.
They produce a very interesting H20 Square Pentex Main.
Is it class legal?
More important for me: is it recommendable to get more power if compared to the factory one?
thanks for your attention,
Gianmassimo Zuccari - Roma


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2007 9:18 am 
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Gianmassimo,

It seems like everything you read about setting up the 20 is orientated towards reducing power to avoid going over. Preload the diamond wires to flatten the sail, crank the downhaul hard, rake the mast back as far as possible, etc.

Before investing in a more powerful sail I'd get the boat on the water to determine if you need more power. If you use the above steps to keep the boat upright you don't need a hotter sail.

JMHO

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:02 am 
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we got a real nice spin from chip at whirlwinds sails. he is very knowledgeable, and the sails are very reasonably priced.


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