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post #343 of Old 09-27-2010
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Helpful hint from someone who learned the lesson yesterday on the Delaware River: When running downwind wing-and-wing with an ENE wind, keep in mind that your river, and thus your course, turns to the south.

The wind will no longer be coming from straight down the river and you WILL backwind your main, and it WILL smack you in the back of your fool head. Jibe on your terms before the wind decides to do it for you.

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