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post #16 of Old 06-06-2010
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I agree with Tempest and Charlie. I usually drop the main first , then the jib. For us, it's usually, Reef 1, Reef 2, no main, then shorten jib. I find that the little bit of lee helm that we experience with just the jib is far preferable to weather helm which is so tiring to combat.

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