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by mikebuggy
Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Upsizing
Replies: 2
Views: 1918

Re: Upsizing

Beware.......there are different types of Storms! The cruising ones (usually short mast and sometimes with bilge keels) are not that fast...certainly slower than a Fulmar. Some of these have wheel steering, but a large number are tiller steered. The Storm OD is a cruiser racer and has a tall mast (2...
by mikebuggy
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Heavy weather jib for a Storm OD
Replies: 8
Views: 3477

Re: Heavy weather jib for a Storm OD

Ref heavy weather jib for Westerly Storm. I fitted a winter/heavy weather sail to the furler on my Storm. The No 1 genoa was kept for summer time or if there was a good long range forecast. The sail was fairly tall, not far off full height, but narrow on the foot. It was relatively strong and heavy ...