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Offline retrafwo

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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2017, 04:35:02 PM »
Don't try that with just any crew.
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Offline Tim Gardner

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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 09:35:45 PM »
Every Sunfish sailor can do the same, single handed.
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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2017, 11:13:50 AM »
Wait...what?? That's reverse sailing?? But..er, that's how I sail all the time!

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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2017, 12:32:32 PM »
Pretty cool! I've always wondered if it could be done but I never tried it.
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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2017, 11:38:57 AM »
I've seen this done in the San Juan Islands.....boat pointed north but moving south....of course there it's due to a southbound 10+ knot tidal current!

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Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 01:28:03 PM »
It's pretty much a required skill for dinghy sailors.  Boat control is key, forward, aft, holding one position.  Not hard to learn.  It just takes patience.