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    Happy Sails to All ... new to the forum as of yesterday ... because I recently purchased a 1999 H170. I am the former owner of a 2001...
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    Clark replied to the thread 170 Under Main Only.
    Thanks guys, I appreciate your input. It made for some good discussion. As it turns out, I passed on the 170. It was neglected too long...
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    Clark reacted to stickinthemud57's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    This is a terse but accurate take. Would only add that it "will not point" as well as it would with the jib in use.
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    Clark reacted to markwbird's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    Increased weather helm and will not point.
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    Clark reacted to stickinthemud57's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    Clark, You mentioned roller furling as a mitigating factor (if I read you right), so I wanted to dispel any assumptions (like the ones...
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    Clark replied to the thread 170 Under Main Only.
    Thanks Joe. I've been admiring catboats for a long time and would love to have a Sanderling. Alas, price and availability makes that a...
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    Clark reacted to Joe's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    Hate to be negative here, but if you really want a single sail boat.... why don't you buy a single sail boat? No sloop rigged...
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    Clark reacted to sail sfbay's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    Rarely sail with the main alone because its a bit of effort to unfurl it from the mast but more often with the jib alone, sepeacially...
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    Clark replied to the thread 170 Under Main Only.
    Thanks! I anticipated all those factors and for me, are the pluses I'm looking for. With that said, IF doing that had a strong adverse...
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    Clark reacted to sail sfbay's post in the thread 170 Under Main Only with Like Like.
    Using only the mainsail will reduce your speed, but it should make your boat easier to handle, tack and jib, especially by yourself. It...
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    Clark posted the thread 170 Under Main Only in Day Sailers.
    Curious how this model behaves using just the main. Reduced performance makes sense but how is "helm" affected?
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    Clark reacted to matts997's post in the thread New cabin table? with Like Like.
    The previous owner of my H280 replaced the OEM table with a smaller, oval-shaped one he made himself out of a piece of scrap teak he got...
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    Clark reacted to FDL S2's post in the thread Racing the Capri 22 with Like Like.
    How do you do upwind against the other boats? Generally speaking, racing is about upwind performance-unless you are in a spinnaker...