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Title: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: retrafwo on April 14, 2017, 03:15:58 PM
https://www.facebook.com/SailingYachtTV/videos/1702443343105406/
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: Potcake boy on April 14, 2017, 04:35:02 PM
Don't try that with just any crew.
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: Tim Gardner on April 15, 2017, 09:35:45 PM
Every Sunfish sailor can do the same, single handed.
Pfff!
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: Bob23 on April 16, 2017, 11:13:50 AM
Wait...what?? That's reverse sailing?? But..er, that's how I sail all the time!
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: kahp ho on April 16, 2017, 12:32:32 PM
Pretty cool! I've always wondered if it could be done but I never tried it.
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: Tney88 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!

Terry Ney
CP 27 "SV Paradiso"
Title: Re: link to reverse sailing technique-wow!
Post by: jdklaser 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.