Stus-List Keel/Centerboard Racing

Joel Aronson joel.aronson at gmail.com
Thu May 30 15:58:49 EDT 2013


I used to race on a Little Harbor 38 k/cb.  In light air we would leave the
board up until be were slipping.  Then we would lower it part way.

Joel
35/3
Annapolis


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Josh Muckley <muckleyj at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would say that much like the back stay and halyard tension, only use as
> much as you need to keep the boat upright and pointing correctly.
>
> Josh Muckley
> S/V Sea Hawk
>
>
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Edd Schillay <edd at schillay.com> wrote:
>
>> Listers,
>>
>> For those of you with a keel/centerboard on their C&C, I would love to
>> have some of your experience on when to deploy and when not to -- and if
>> you ever use it partially.
>>
>> Most of the time, we're board-down for upwind sailing and board-up for
>> downwind, but lately I'm noticing that in light air, it may make sense to
>> keep the board up upwind to reduce drag. Or does part-way down make sense?
>>
>> What are your thoughts?
>>
>>
>>  All the best,
>>
>> Edd
>>
>>
>> Edd M. Schillay
>> Starship Enterprise
>> C&C 37+ | Sail No: NCC-1701-B
>>  City Island, NY
>>  Starship Enterprise's Captain's Log Website<http://enterpriseb.blogspot.com/>
>>
>>
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