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Downwind Sailing

by Tom McArt
(Gaylord, Michigan USA)

What is the term when you are sailing downwind and the jibe is on one side and the main sail is on the other. Used to do this when sailing back to the dock (Redwood City) on the San Francisco Bay. The sailboat would just clip along fairly fast. The exact heading was determined by how full each sail was...

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