Heaving-To versus Bare Poles
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Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Pasadena Md - Magothy side
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Ask your sail maker what would happen if you hove to in 50kts of wind.
Hove to doesn't take an ounce of pressure off the sails - it just sets them to counteract each other except for a tiny bit of helm.
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