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Old Dec 16, 2012, 12:04 PM
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Richard

"for some perspective,Solings don't seem to suffer from being a bit heavy"

I have to respectively disagree
my S1M,bought used,weighs in at 10 and 3/4 pounds-and yes in high winds
the weight difference doesn't matter--but the rest of the time I am at a dis-
advantage. I have sailed other club members "10 pounders" and the difference
is ASTOUNDING. theirs do "feel" like a different boat.
There is a yahoo group for Solings, and the guys there go to great lengths at
getting weight out of the hull and into the keel, to extremes I feel unnecessary
but still going for that 10 lb zero ounce all up boat. it's just faster........
Allan
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