Originally Posted by peterchech
Good advice. But if he's pounding into a short chop, the kind we had around here yesterday, there is no way to time it. The boat gets stopped/slowed every 5 seconds or so, no way to maintain speed.
Why is jib only the best way to make progress in heavy winds? I notice alot of sailors do so when the wind picks up but haven't tried it yet myself...
Exactly. Yesterday there was no wave period, lol.