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- Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:49 am
- Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
- Topic: F25 diesel cruising speed
- Replies: 6
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I used to run at ~ 2600 but now hang at ~ 2200 and 4.5 knots in flat water. I did have to power home in a heavy sea at one point coming back from a regatta that was canceled for too much wind, in waves I was often down to 1.5 knots.
I might add that I race my boat more than anything else, and the breeze on Narragansett Bay is generally in the 15 knot range during the summer. I've got a few ideas on how to do a boomkin using the existing gunmount but that's a bit down the line. From comments of other owners, it seems like the ji...
If you're just looking to try it out, you might look for a used Etchells jib, it's about the right size and there are plenty of them around. If you find it's compatible you can have a real sail made that is close to the dimensions depending on how the geometry of your sheeting works.
I re-rigged my boat before I sailed it. Coming from the line factory that was my F21, and having re-rigged that after a couple weeks of sailing (and seeing how much line was in the cockpit of several boats that were for sale on line), it's pretty obvious that the strides in line technology and commo...
- Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:08 am
- Forum: Events and Announcements
- Topic: Narragansett Bay Get Together 2015
- Replies: 51
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How about this? There are several races out to BI over the course of the summer. One is Memorial Day weekend, sponsored by Newport YC. One is the weekend of 8/8 sponsored by the 2000 Club, one is Columbus Day weekend also sponsored by Newport Yacht club. None of the races is super serious (except ma...