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    Re: Setting a course when sailing into the wind.
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2016 Jul 27, 15:38 -0400

    On 7/27/2016 2:08 PM, Greg Rudzinski wrote:
    > Down wind sailing is counter intuitive in that steering off the mark and
    > jibbing will get you to the mark faster if there is any noticable
    > increase in speed with a course adjustment (up to 20°).
    
    Unless you are already at hull speed going straight down wind. Then
    "tacking" downwind is just extra distance. It all in the polar diagrams :-)
    

       
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