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Originally Posted by WDSchock View Post
Newport,


Sounds as if you do know how to manipulate sails to depower - good !

In waves/chop one can steer to reduce the pitching and amount of spary coming over the bow by working the tiller plus/minus 3-7 degrees.

Upwind - steer diagonally up the wave face and then straight down the back of the wave.
Thanks! I will try that next time I'm out there. I was going through them somewhat straight.

S/V Cuajota - 1975 WD Schock Santana 30

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