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Ewhite

Thanks to all for some very helpful information to me. My motivation is to get a sense of windward performance compared with my Cape Dory 25D. I am considering upgrading to a W32, but want to improve pointing ability, not make it worse. I actually enjoy beating into the wind for some strange reason, but get frustrated when the tacking angle is too large. I had a suspicion that trim and rigging etc were more a limitation than the hull, and the information presented here seems to support that. Thanks Again.

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