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Gusts While Sailing

I was sailing a few weeks back and there was a steady 9kt wind however the gusts were about 15-20kts. When the gusts hit the sails the boat started to heal quite a bit. What is the correct procedure? Do you let the main sail out more and furl some of the head sail?
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