Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: In New Zealand after a Pacific crossing.
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I heave to to make dinner and catch fish...in severe weather I put the wind on my quarter and try and make 4-5-6 knots and as much as possible get in sequence with the wave train.
Don't confuse heaving to in moderate-to-bad conditions with survival storm techniques.