Re: I'm a tiller guy, not really a wheel guy...
Six full turns is really excessive and would be exhausting in a seaway. Can't see any reason why that would be desirable or necessary.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)