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Re: Southbound in the ICW
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Yes, it was unfortunate to not be able to connect. We had a boisterous crossing of the gulf of Maine (hard on the wind, double reeves main and jib 25 gusting 30. But she points well,( can easily do 35 apparent. Goes well, 7s and 8's upwind in 5-8' seas. We caught the NW' lays from NY straight to the Cheasapeake and Norfolk offshore. 7.5 kt average, again reefed and surfing. She does want to run. 15 kts true with an a
Most imperceptible swell and surfed up to a high of 16.4. Mostly steadily in the 12-13 kt surf runs constantly. A few teething, ew build issues but nothing that can't be rectified pretty easily.

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