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Re: Staying behind the wheel
He also didn't want to close on the land until light so all we had up was about 6 feet of jib...........
I'm now attributing the poor steering at night to the slow speed.
Very cool passage, by the way! Hope you're still out our way and enjoying it.
That single reefed jib would put some lee helm on you, especially with the main mast forward on a ketch. Thinking it was both that and the speed.
Cheers on the return trip.
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