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Mirage - Under Sail Photo Gallery - Click Photos for Larger Images

ABOVE & ABOVE RIGHT: (no enlargements). Leanne sailing downwind comfortably in 25 knots, Port Stephens NSW. Bimini providing good shade. Headsail is the #3 jib (no main). Speed through the water 6-8 knots. Friends in another Sonata 7 are behind us.

LEFT: (click to enlarge). Sailing among the Couta Boats off Sorrento, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.

RIGHT: (no enlargement)

In the Whitsundays. Sailing under the shade of the bimini, an essential item for hot weather often missing on trailer sailers. Distinctive blue and white genoa, well set, gives great light wind performance as in this shot.

RIGHT: no enlargement.

One from the early days before the years of development went into the boat, such as the targa bar, bimini, boom tent, bow roller and cleats, and so on. The foot of the main was also recut to make it loose-footed and to raise the boom to a safe height.

ABOVE: click to enlarge. Off Mt Eliza, Port Phillip.

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