Originally Posted by TerralTheSeeker
I'll give that a shot on Friday when I go out for the day. That and man overboard are the last things I need to master to the point where I don't have to think about how to do it.
I actually prefer the "quick stop/heave-to" method of MOB. We've practiced it several times - and if you're quick enough, you can heave-to within 5'-20' of the MOB, then drift right back down to them. It's much, much faster and easier than the old "figure 8".