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Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 03-03-2012, 10:21
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Posted By Paul L
Re: Heaving to under main only

>The other way is what my question is really about....On the face of it it's
> more like lying ahull without dropping the main.
>Having dropped or furled the headsail(s) (if any); prevent/vang the...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 03-03-2012, 09:30
Replies: 44
Views: 8,688
Posted By Paul L
Re: Heaving to under main only

Yea, but that isn't what the OP was suggesting. My boat is performance underbody and I sheet the main in and adjust the traveler as needed. This sits me just fine forreaching and comfortable. I think...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 03-03-2012, 08:22
Replies: 44
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Posted By Paul L
Re: Heaving to under main only

It seems like with your method you are going to end up closer to beam onto the seas and thus be more rolly than center sheeting and forereaching.
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