Posted on August 9, 2008 at 5:50pm
July 12th, 2008
Sailing Trip begins on July 16th, headed for South Dade Marina to Launch my Mac.26X traveling from Cape Coral, FL. accross FL. to South Dade.
I will travel with Ed Combs (who is comeing down from Tampa ) on a Trailer Sail down to South Dade. Ed is a long time member of the West Coast Trailer Sailer Squadren (WCTSS) and traveled many miles in his Potter 19 (Minnow) and recently traded to a Sea Pearl Tri. Called (Blue Bayou) and has already compleated many days and… Continue
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You will learn a lot of how the boat sails with the genoa and will not heel you to the point nerves. As you build confidence, raise the Main in winds less than 15 knots and have all your lines lead aft for single handed sailing.
Get someone who knows how to sail the first few times out.
Once you build experance..there is no turning back and your hooked.
her name is SUVAROV...after the book i mention on my page...I gotta get help, as i know nothing,,,help...as to sailing...Lola
I Sail often in the Gulf of Mexico and just came back from a 3 trip with the WCTSS.
The Mac.X actually points to Windward well considering the amout of freeboard.
I was able to point high enough to out Sail a Mac. S this past weekend. Normally the S is a faster boat and if it had a 110 Jib would probably point just as well.