SailNet Community - View Single Post - sailing past close hauled?
View Single Post
post #54 of Old 02-18-2019
SanderO
Senior Member
 
SanderO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northport, NY
Posts: 2,916
Thanks: 2
Thanked 77 Times in 77 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: sailing past close hauled?

How about this... what would the impact be on how your sloop would sail of you could can't the mast (tip it at its base) to one side or the other. Would you kill your ability to point and make more leeway? I think so if it is tipped to leeward. If it is tipped to windward what would happen? stall?

pay attention... someone's life depends on it
SanderO is online now  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome