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post #14 of Old 01-04-2012
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Originally Posted by blowinstink View Post
If you are moving forward -- out of the slick created by your own leeway -- then you are not hove-to.
This may be why the Pardey's use a sea anchor (on a snatch block led to an aft cleat or winch) to control the angle of the boat to the wind. It's been awhile since I read their book.


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