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40311Re: [bolger] Re: Chebacco sails

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  • Roger Derby
    Nov 1 9:52 AM
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      You got it. Frazer Howell's boat is named "Itchy and Scratchy."

      (From the Registry at http://www.chebacco.com/ )


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Nels" <arvent@...>
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "seagulloutb" <dickburnham1@a...>
      > wrote:
      >> Thinking about the earlier conversation here on the use/design of
      >> foresails on the Chebacco, I wrote to Fraser Howell up in Nova
      >> Scotia. Fraser, in my opinion, was a heck of an experimenter with
      >> jibs and the like on his Chebacco. Here are his comments from a
      >> private email to me:
      >> =======
      >> "I think that a spinnaker may be too much for an unstayed wooden
      >> mast, at least in anything greater that 10 kt. I've found that it is easy
      >> to overpower I @ S. Plus who needs it. Chebacco goes like stink
      >> off the wind without one.
      > Hi Roger,
      > Methinks he refers to the name of his Chebacco, but I can't recall it
      > right now. I will though - right after I hit the send button:-)
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