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Sailing on a Ross 830 two-handed with fractional runners, and a masthead backstay, which doesn't clear the top corner of the square-top main when it gybes. Swept back speaders only to just below fractional halyard. What is the best strategy to manage the gybe with two people (or even fully crewed) when the wind picks up and mast support is needed throughout the gybe. Should we ignore runners grind on some vang, and then just try to get backstay on ASAP after gybe, keeping in mind there's only one person in the cockpit for the majority of time before gybe as kite pole needs to be dealt with. Or
After 9 years and sh*t tons of fun, I'm putting RB on the market - who's keen? PM me so I know it comes from Crew.org and can get Matt his fees if I'm lucky. Selling due to moving on to next phase of boating - bigger things that can't be done in a R830. However, gonna miss this shorthanded weapon of a boat. Annnnd, little known fact, she cruises well too! TradeMe Listing: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1581893383&ed=true Full Listing I wrote before having to cut down for TradeMe below: For Sale: Ross 830 Revolution Blues Sail # 5265 Berthed at W