Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Genoa size

Patrick McAneny

Kent, I was thinking about going with a 135, thinking it would be better for heavier conditions in the Caribbean. But I think I will go with a 145, if that is what is the original size. My sailmaker points out that a 145 on our boat would not be nearly the same sq. footage as a 145 on a 53 ft. sloop , thus when reefed in should be able to handle pretty strong conditions , especially if off the wind. Can you confirm that the boat came with a 145 standard ? Thanks , Pat

-----Original Message-----
From: Kent Robertson karkauai@... [amelyachtowners]
To: amelyachtowners
Sent: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 5:26 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Genoa size

I had a 135% genoa made for Kristy, and wish I'd bought a 145 for light air.

From: "sailw32@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...>
To: amelyachtowners@...
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2014 7:56 AM
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Genoa size

I need to order a new genoa. Could someone confirm the original size on a SM is a 145. Thanks Pat SM123

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