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Old 9th September 2007, 01:03 AM   #1
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Question Hanging on to the uphaul rope when on plane


I noticed some racers hold their uphaul lines (instead of the boom) with their front hand when on plane (to lean even more to the side I presume).
Is that a technique to stay on plane in extremely light wind or a way to get the maximum upwind angle?

Any other tips on when and how to use it?

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