Join Date: Oct 2006
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everything i have read here says you are supposed to STOP moving. We were still moving forward at about 1knt...
How did you measure speed? Visual estimate? GPS? Speed transducer?
If GPS, recall that current effects will be included also.
Once you are hove to adjusting the angle of the locked rudder should change your aspect angle to the wind and seas and affect both headway and leeway.
sail fast and eat well, dave
beware "cut and paste" sailors.
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