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Trimming the mainsail

Trimming The Mainsail

Using the kicker, mainsheet

and traveller to best effect.

Effect of Rudder and Prop Walk

Effects Of Rudder & Propwash

The effects of the rudder and

propwash on boat handling.

MOB Man Over Board

Man Over Board (MOB)

Techniques for returning

to a MOB casualty.

Pivot points and windage

Pivot Points & Windage

Know the effects of wind

and power on your boat.

Tide into marina

Tide Into Marina

How to use the tide

to your advantage.

Wind into marina

Wind Into Marina

How to counter the effect

of windage on your boat.

Picking up a mooring buoy

Picking Up A Mooring Buoy

Using the stream to your

advantage makes for easier mooring.

Mediterranean Mooring

Mediterranean Mooring

Advice on mooring and

tying up stern-to.

Sail Trim

Sail Trim Is All A Balancing Act

Balancing your sail set makes

for a more efficient passage.


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