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post #18 of Old 05-18-2013
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Re: handling gusts

When hit by a gust in a CB dinghy you "luff up" up because it might capsize, in a keel boat you STEER downwind attempting to counteract the weatherhelm and maintain a straight heading thru the gust.
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