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Ricky

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Which on is faster: Short or Tall mast?
« on: August 22, 2017, 02:24:21 AM »

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Re: Which on is faster: Short or Tall mast?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 07:01:26 AM »
Video didn't say which boat was windward or is there some visual clue I didn't get that would tell me which mast was on the one that got passed. 

I know I'd want the short mast if the wind was 20+. 
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Ricky

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Re: Which on is faster: Short or Tall mast?
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 10:57:23 AM »
The tall mast one was windward. The filming boat has the tall mast. I just noticed the transition effect at the end cut off the visual clue. Here's a video showing the other boat where you can see it's got the taller mast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqqaBjK-53I