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post #6242 of Old 02-20-2014
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Re: Rm 890

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
... you don't sail these boat like I sail mine going upwind with less than 30║ apparent wind but with a bigger angle because these boats, with their huge power, go much faster a bit more out of the wind and can compensate that way in VMG. In the end you take waves at a much better angle and that will also allow for less pounding than if you took then really hard on the wind.
I fully agree. Also for the Pogo 12.50, less pointing results in an equal upwind VMG but most importantly in a much more comfortable behaviour.

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