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Most boats should have just a touch of weather helm, which is good, and helps the steering be more responsive, helps the boat point a bit better, and helps generate a bit of underwater lift to windward. The worst thing to have is lee helm, where the rudder helps stall the boat.

Also, might want to look at this thread: Mast Rake
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