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Admiral Hornblower

Force 5 sailing downwind

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Can the same techniques that are used on the laser downwind ( s-turning) be also used on the force 5? I have heard that the Force 5 is more prone to death rolling than the laser...

I will be sailing a Force 5 this weekend at our club's annual regatta, and the wind is supposed to be 8-10 gusting 20... I feel a little nervous about s- turning and extreme rolling when the wind is that gusty..:blink:


simply put, I just would like to know what the F5 champion level downwind techniques are.

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