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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:42 am 
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As anyone noticed a significant difference in performance of the Getaway in fresh water as compared to saltwater? I have sailed both the Getaway and Wave in salt water many times and both performed well. When I sail the Wave in fresh water the performance is less impressive whether sailing single handed or double handed (same crew).

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:28 am 
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Salt water will float the boats higher. Less boat in the water is faster.

Dense moist sea air can have more power per MPH than dry inland air too.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:37 am 
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mmiller wrote:
Salt water will float the boats higher. Less boat in the water is faster.

Dense moist sea air can have more power per MPH than dry inland air too.



Wow! I never thought of that. More HP per MPH, interesting.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:52 am 
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Thanks for the responses. My concern is based on the dramatic difference I felt sailing a Wave on freshwater compared to saltwater. Thanks again.


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