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post #27 of Old 11-17-2012
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Re: Give me a break: Techniques for Heaving-To

Originally Posted by MastUndSchotbruch View Post
Thanks, Cap'n. Will give it a try. Unfortunately, it will have to wait a few months, looks like we had the first frost for the year
Actually, on second thought: I just went mentally through the procedure (all I can do this time of the year ):

So, there is no jib, I sheet in the main really hard and put the tiller all the way to lee.

Doesn't the boat simply tack? What am I missing?
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