On a Beat to Windward

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It’s an expression you’re likely to hear if you spend much time around sailors and their boats. “On a beat to windward.” But what does this mean? According to boating rules, a boat is on “a beat to windward” when a course chosen with the intention of finishing as soon as possible is a close hauled or above level course. But there’s more.

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