Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Thanked 72 Times in 67 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Re: What went wrong while sailing downwind?
Before answering your question - do you have a vang?
Easing the vang downwind will spill wind off the top part of the leech and depower the sail.
ISPA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor Evaluator
Sail Canada Advanced Cruising Instructor
IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Instructor
ASA 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)