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Re: Where to te forced go sailing downwind?

Originally Posted by northoceanbeach View Post
...So the only way to reduce pressure downwind is to reduce sail.
Or go faster. Obviously there is a limit but going faster reduces the forces going DDW more than on a beam reach.

Increasing speed on DDW reduces apparent wind while going faster on a beam reach increases apparent wind.

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