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Re: New Traveler - WOW!
« Reply #60 on: July 06, 2017, 05:40:12 AM »

Review of the load on the traveler lines.

Over the 4th weekend, we took the boat out twice. Day one was light. I asked one of my Buddy Crew to guess how much effort to pull the traveler uphill while the sails were lightly loaded in about 8knts.
Her response - About 8lb.

On the 2nd trip with winds in the high teens, Peggy did the same thing and guessed less than 10lbs - I figured even less.

The new (2016) traveler really is a great upgrade.

Paul & Peggy
1987 C34 Tall Rig Fin Keel - Hull # 463

See you out on the water

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