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post #32 of Old 12-07-2018
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Re: GGR entrants getting clobbered

Originally Posted by hildamman View Post

I think this might be because she lost her wind steering. If a big enough wave catches you on the beam, you will roll - the drogue only works if you have steerage.
Never used a drogue, or even considered using a drogue. My understanding is, this is a pssive technique for when you are too sacked to steer.

Cant see sitting in a cockpit steering when getting pooped. Makes no sense to me, let her run if you are steering.
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