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at what degree of incline is considered dangerous?
you asked "at what degree of incline is considered dangerous?"
the inclinometer on my boat registers incline up to 45 degrees. i would consider anything over 45 to be "dangerous", without question, as the result of a gust or a tactical error at this degree of angle could result in a knockdown. John Rousmaniere, proficient sailor and author of 28 sailing books, suggests that you reduce sail after 25 degrees of incline -- i would agree with him. i try to sail at 15 degrees of incline.