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Search: Posts Made By: Remittance
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By paul323
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

If your boat is a cutter, try stays'l and main, furling the fores'l.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

If your boat has a centerboard you can drop that. As Jeff said fin keels have less roll in general. Changing you sailing angle will help and make it easier to time the rudder movement as stated above
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By chucklesR
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

I run a preventer on the main going forward, then another going aft - prevents the main from moving at all.
Then a vang to hold it down.
It's better than nothing.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

Technically by definition beam reaching is sailing perpendicular to the true wind and therefore neither going upwind or downwind. Now then a fast boat will show its apparent wind forward of abeam...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Peter06420
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

keep your speed up. beam-reach to a broad reach (90 to 150 degrees relative wind) (Remember a beam-reach is _still_ going to take you down-wind) and keep the sails drawing. chance course to mis-match...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Sail Trim: Minimizing rolling in sloppy seas

There is not much that you can do in these conditions to minimize roll and slating since this is a product of the wave shape, frequency, and your boats. Heavier round bottom boats tend to roll worse...
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