Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: New Orleans
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Make sure you're trimming sails as you come up to close-hauled. Stay at close hauled or close reach for a few seconds to build up speed. Now you have only a 90 degree tack to do.
if you don't trim as you head up, you'll run out of gas and end up in irons..