Cruising Essentials Guide
Chapter Table of Contents

Chapter 3: Heavy Weather Sailing
  • Sail Trim Rules/Chart
  • Wave Limitations Rules/Chart
What is Heavy Weather?
What are Breaking Waves?
Reducing Weather Helm
Reducing Sail Area (Reefing)
Reducing Leeway
Points of Sail in Heavy Weather
Steering Toward Rough Waves
Steering Away From Rough Waves
Relaxation/Storm Tactics
  • Heaving To
  • Fore reaching
  • Jordon Series Drogue



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