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Re: optimum heeling angle
You probably go faster with small heel angles (+/- 10 to 15 degrees) in light air becuase you have less wetted surface, but will not be faster in a breeze.
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Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay