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post #13 of Old 03-22-2012
jackdale
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Re: Wing on Wing

Agree with Faster

Wing on wing is also my least favourite point of sail of sail. I teach it because it can be necessary. I had to go DDW to go between a reef and Antigua. Sometimes you need to go DDW in a channel.

Broad reach and and gybe is safer and much more relaxing. It can also be faster especially with a asymmetrical.

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