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post #15 of Old 10-14-2001
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I need a little advice on tacking. Irecently purchased a Helson 22 with no sailing experience. I''ve been out about 7 or 8 times and i feel I''m finally getting the hang of it.However, I cant seem to figure out after a tack and the jib is reset on the opposite side the boat seems to continue to turn in new direction eventhough I center the helm. What am I doing wrong? While in a tack I am supposed to release the jib sheets right? I have been sailing on a very small lake with light to moderate winds.
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