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post #7 of Old 10-02-2012
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Re: Sailing close hauled?

I think, all else equal, if you lead the sheets inside the shrouds you should get a few more degrees. Don't oversheet the main. When the jib is sheeted in all the way, trim the main (using leach tell tales). If the main is oversheeted, you are just adding weather helm.

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