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In addition to adjusting the rudder angle, you can change the ratio of headsail to main to change the wind angle while hove-to. Experiment. A wind angle of 45-60 degrees off the wind seems to work best. While hove-to for 18 hours in a 60-knot storm off the NJ coast last fall we made about 3 knots but most importantly, the boat motion was much more comfortable.
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