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.
".. 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)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"