SailNet Community - View Single Post - Wind Direction Question from Noob...
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 07-25-2013
blutoyz's Avatar
blutoyz blutoyz is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 638
Thanks: 10
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 2
blutoyz is on a distinguished road
Re: Wind Direction Question from Noob...

Most times on a coast ( i can't speak for lake sailing) you will have a prevailing wind at certain times of the day but it will normaly jump around a few degrees in my experience. It is really noticeable when you are trying to go upwind (close hauled) but on most other points of sail a simple tweak and you are right back in the sweet spot.

If you play around on youtube you will find the explanation changes throughout the day
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook