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Re: Where to te forced go sailing downwind?

How is it that the rig has less force when heeling? I can guarantee you that your rig has more force on it at 10° of heel than at 5°. When sailing DDW your boat is moving forward thus reducing force on the rig. On a beam reach your boat moves very little laterally other than heeling.
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