SailNet Community - View Single Post - Don't be so hard on the new guys
View Single Post
Old 07-05-2014
ArgleBargle's Avatar
ArgleBargle ArgleBargle is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Victoria, B.C.
Posts: 179
Thanks: 5
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 9
ArgleBargle is on a distinguished road
Re: Don't be so hard on the new guys

Agree with Alex_sauvage - yes, seriously. Easier to manoeuvre dead slow into the wind in reverse when your bow doesn't get blown off by the wind, as it does in fwd. Plus the communications and geometry advantages mentioned previously. Works great in any typical modern monohull with short keel & spade rudder (except in sizable waves or big current).
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook