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    matoi
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    If you capsized with a spinnaker, what would be your recovery procedure? Would you first release the halyard and collect the spinnaker before righting or….

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    Mato

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    bigal
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    99% of the time you have to but with the new hartleys with transom flaps you may not have to – the Merlins often get upright and sail away on a 3-sail reach . When spring comes I’ll doubtless conduct a few involuntary trials in my new Hartley !!

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