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Old 09-12-2007
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With only a fin keel and the rudder below and the mainsail, holding your boat hove to maybe difficult or impossible without a backed jib or the assistance of a para-anchor. You don't want the boat to sail at all. Another option might be a storm trisail, but it would be experimentation.
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