Blasting Uphill in Heavy Air

Ever finding yourself struggling for speed upwind in heavy air? Read the quick tips Stuart Walker gives to blast uphill. From August 1968 issue.

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Blasting Uphill in Heavy Air

Stuart Walker explains the effects of proper sail trim in heavy air: "It is amazing, once the sails and centerboard are trimmed properly, how easily the boat can be managed and how rapidly she goes to windward in even gale force winds."