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Re: How Far Do You Heel...?
Too much heel equals too much weather helm, AKA a brake. You are slowing down.
Close hauled 15 to 20 degree is a rough limit.
Broach reach - flat.
What type of boat? That makes some difference.
BTW - the safety and comfort of the crew is your primary responsibility.
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