Originally Posted by lancelot9898
Bearing off and sheeting in seems like a prudent thing to do allowing the main to blanket the head
sail. Someone mentioned diving overboard
to free up lines wraped around the prop. Never ever do that in the conditions described even if you're a navy
That was me and I thought I was making it clear what a bad idea it was.
Grateful to the Cates for pointing out the dangers of a dragging line even if the engine