16538Re: [bolger] Illinois!!!
- Jan 2, 2002I have commented on this before. We get a lot of transient cruisers (SE
AK), many of them large (35'-55') auxiliary cruisers. I fly for a living
and I bet I see less than 5% with any sail up. It is subject for amazed
comment in the cockpit as in "look at that one, they have the sails up!"
In a normal summer I will only see 2-3 sailboats actually sailing.
Hal Lynch wrote:
> For some time now I have noticed in publications such as MAIB that in
> most of the articles involving sail boats with auxiliaries the auxiliary
> seems to be used as much or more the sails. It seems to me that a
> boat optimized for power would be more useful most of the time.
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