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post #2 of Old 11-08-2011
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Great advice David.

I sail a Catailina 22 and when tacking I still use my technique from my dinghy sailing days. When it's time to go about say I'm going from port to starboard. I'll put the tiller in my right hand and slide forward. I stand up somewhat while keeping my head low and turn and face the stern. While facing the stern I switch hands and sit down on the starboard side and finish sheeting the main and jib.
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