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I thought that in a heave to situation you put the tiller to leeward, which would be pointing away from the mainsail, not toward it.
Usually the main is on the leeward side of the boat.
s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27