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post #26 of Old 07-09-2014 Thread Starter
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Re: Don't be so hard on the new guys

Originally Posted by alex_sauvage View Post
Yes, seriously! Obviously driving boat in a straight line forward did not work very well either
I am not trying to pick on OP, just to suggest that there is another way to overcome the problem, which seems to be working well as another poster suggested. If one is having problems driving boat into the wind backwards, you can always unfurl a little bit of the jib with both sheets tight. It will work as a wind-wane and keep the bow pointed downwind
Don't have a furler on the Lady all hank on.
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