Originally Posted by PCP
... you don't sail these boat like I sail mine going upwind with less than 30º 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.