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Originally Posted by Giulietta

just one little a gentleman sailor, and as a courtesy towards another sailorman, it is of extreme good etiquete, when overtaking a slower sailboat, to do it from leeward, as not to disturb his wind...

Now...get ready for the "bug"
I didn't know that... I'll keep it in mind next time I guess if I pass to leeward it also makes you look better because you're sort of passing with a disadvantage
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