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  1. DreamKeeper is for Sale - Wylie 28 Custom Hawkfarm

    We're going cruising, so this Wylie 28 Custom Hawkfarm is looking for a good home and lots of exercise.

    Singlehanded ocean racer. Proven winner, 3rd place 2013 YRA Division. 1st Place "Best...
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    A nice follow-up to Jim's hydraulics presentation...

    A nice follow-up to Jim's hydraulics presentation would be to read Susan Casey's book, THE WAVE. My brother sent it to me and I couldn't put it down for the first 150 pages. Casey goes into great...
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    Mike sold me his old spiinny

    Wrong, Mike did sell me an old spinnaker a few years ago. It is a little narrow in the shoulders for a Hawkfarm, but that's probably why I've not crashed when flying it. He said it was old, when I...
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    Hi Jaqeline, Can you use a 13' Forespar...

    Hi Jaqeline,
    Can you use a 13' Forespar spinnaker pole?? You mentioned you also need a spinnaker. I have spinnaker in very good condition that came off of a Choate 40. I think the luff is 52', but...
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    Hey Skip, It was great to see you and the new...

    Hey Skip,
    It was great to see you and the new Wildflower. What a great boat! Your touch is unmistakeable. I cried when I read about the scuttling and was thrilled to see your comeback. Had no idea...
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    OK

    Thanks for the specs on Ragtime. I didn't know Ragtime was only 30'. I read the blogs from the SHTP and sometimes it almost felt like being there. Knowing specs on individual boats gives one more...
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    Dog Bones and Strong tracks

    Hi Paul,
    Thanks for so much great information. I am going to visit DreamKeeper and review the things you have told me about. (I never noted that my third reef caused a" tall stack", but never...
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    reefing

    Thanks again, for the great info. In addition to the #4, I do have a brand new storm jib and tri-sail on board. I actually used the storm jib once already on a particularly windy day on the bay. It...
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    reefing

    Thanks again for your help. Its really helpful to know how other sailors have set up sister ships for similar pursuits. Presently my reef points look to be 12, 24 and 36%. After reading how others...
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    thanks

    Thanks for the good advice. I am going with 2+2 battens because sailing with a speed bubble is standard procedure for us when overpowered. I have been in contact with Synthia and she has been very...
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    Reefs percentages for mainsail

    I am ordering a new mainsail and would like advice on what percentages the 2 reefs should be for bay and coastal sailing. I mostly race and cruise single or double handed and find my Hawkfarm is...
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