Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Central Coast, NSW
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Re: Poor tacking on a Hobie
I've done it three ways myself:
- Back winding the jib. Almost always works, but you lose all boat speed.
- Heading off the wind a little to build up boat speed before tacking. Got to do this smoothly, & without using the rudders as brakes, or you get stuck in irons.
- Gybing round ~270°