Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Creedmoor NC
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I would think with 40 foot waves I would prefer to sail a few degrees off of the wind with a small amount of sail. With the wind so strong and the waves so large you would run the risk of getting caught beam to the waves and rolled if you heave-to.
"Tell 'em I'm busy. I'm on a sails call."