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but every now and then the rig would vibrate with the shock loads administered by the jib.
The shudders in the rig scared the hell out of me and I was wandering what others have to say with respect furled head sails and sailing into stiff 35 to 40 knot winds.
Excellent post, I would like hear from others too.
I wonder if you can fall off a bit on your heading will eliminate the shudders which I believe it was caused by harmonic vibration.
Without knowing more, I am most likely to heave to in your situation but then one mile to lee shore is nerve wracking.
I am old school. Integrity is to do the right thing even when no one is watching.