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Old 28th November 2006, 08:57 AM   #2
Philip
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Default RE: Design differences

Well this is a good topic. Sailing with others with similar gear combinations (me on HS 111) I would say that your experience is not that unusual! However, with the HS it has a well known capability to glide through different wind strenghts once lit up; it certainly takes some technique, the right conditions and rig set up to reach top gear. Volume does B)matter - the rule with HS seems to be to go as small as will float your weight and carry the sail sizes you favour. Yup, I have noticed those on Free Formula boards have an easier time of it, but the HS is a great coach if that is where you are going.
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