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post #23 of Old 11-16-2012
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Re: Give me a break: Techniques for Heaving-To

Originally Posted by MastUndSchotbruch View Post
No jib?

Asking because I found that my jib tends to push the bow to lee too much. Never tried heaving to without a jib; should I?

Or just hank on a smaller one?
As per post # 3 - some boats heave-to well without a foresail, specially high freeboard ones. A triple-reefed main will do. Once I was hove-to for two days on the way to the Azores from Bermuda. Time to catch up on sleep and rest, but frustrating....
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