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Old 03-09-2006
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I backwind the jib on a starboard tack. this gives me the right of way. I throw tiller handle to leeward and slack the main. you cannot go to sleep . you are technically still sailing so someone has to stand watch. you will travel to leeward quite nicely in 15 mph winds. gene
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