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About sailerjim

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    Yacht racing, dingy racing, going fast on water in general.

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  1. We have been using the B&G Triton 2 setup on our 30 footer and I really like it. Easy and works very well. Displays are very bright and easy to read. We also just picked up a Velocitek pro start this winter, cant comment on how well it works yet but looking forward to trying it out.
  2. Henderson 30... We just acquired one recently and the boat is an absolute blast to sail. Very technical for sure when it comes to making to boat go fast, but can be sailed around for fun much easier. We race with 7-8 people (sometimes hard to find). A big reason is weight to keep the boat down but also most people should know whats going on because the boat is definitely busy. That big a spin is a monster and can take you for a ride when your not on the ball but if you can can keep her sailing its an awesome ride. We have only had the boat a short time and have already enjoyed our fair sh
  3. I always thought it was interesting that the Farr's have the inboard diesel. I wondered if someone had ever taken it out to swap to a more light outbored. I would imagine there would be a big difference like you said.
  4. Did you say you have/race a hendo? Do you dry sail it? I would be keeping it in water and wondering if that would pose any issues?
  5. Just out of curiosity, what would have the edge in a round the buoys race for crossing the line first a Henderson 30 or Farr 30?
  6. Hello guys I need help with this. So I have been looking to purchase a sport boat and seemed to have it narrowed down to the Henderson 30 and the FT-10. Things I like about the Henderson is that it seems to be a pure sport boat built solidly (or so I have been told). The only thing that I am not sure about is the ability to overnight on the boat. I realize neither will provide luxury but the FT-10 seems to have a little more room down below perhaps making it slightly more comfortable for overnights. That being said I really do not want to sacrifice much performance wise which makes me t
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