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post #17 of Old 10-05-2010
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Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
1. They recommend the use of a parachute anchor to dramatically reduce fore-reaching.
My impression of the Pardey technique of being hove-to a parachute is that it keeps the boat from drifting OUT or DOWN FROM the 'turbulence slick'; keeps the boat WITHIN the turbulence slick. Therefore NOT to prevent forereaching.
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