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I just ease the sheet, ease the halyard, take up the reef line, tighten the halyard a bit and keep on sailing. Unless it's really blowing hard I maintain my course and don't head up. Single line reefing, everything led aft.
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Yeah, I know...just busting his chops a little.
Hey, I've killed a lot of brain cells since last I had to reef going downwind
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