How To: Quick stop when a victim is in the water while sailing

Quick stop when a victim is in the water while sailing

A quick-stop-rescue is harder for a beginner to perform. But allows the sailboat to stay closer to the COB. It is also easier to keep site of the COB during the maneuver. Shown in the picture is the a final approach to the COB on a close reach. (Whether one approaches an COB on a close reach or in-irons will depend on your boat's maneuverability, position after your jibe, wind and sea conditions and helmsman's ability.)

Quick stop when a victim is in the water while sailing

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