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Old 06-28-2007
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depends on the current, if there is a strong current, as you come around about 90 degrees your momemtum will be dropping. you will now be sitting side ways to the current, trying to continue through the turn. It's going to want to push you back. Try to make a wider turn while sheeting in, as suggested above. If this woks most of the time great. Another trick would be to push the main to windward, in the final part of the turn. This would act like a weather vain of sorts.
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