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Re: Where to te forced go sailing downwind?

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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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