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post #16 of Old 07-16-2011
St Anna
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Not every yacht/boat will heave to. Is a Rhodes 19 a 19 footer.
If so, then you can play with rig/sail config much easier than a larger yacht.

The theory is that the jib is backed and will push you off the wind. The main and the rudder will round you up - therefore play with the power of the 2 sails to get the desired effect.

Older designs will heave to more readily than a more modern design.

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