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Re: Over Powered in 30 knots?

Originally Posted by peterchech View Post
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.
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