Someone brought this up in another thread, and I thought it would be better to start another discussion about it instead of getting that one off topic.
I just watched the videos again on the Byte Class site and Ian gives some insight on the Laser dagger board in heavy air.
check it out in video #8
Does anybody else raise the board when beating to windward in a breeze?
I guess I'm just a little lost on exactly what is going on here and how it works. Can anybody elaborate on this a little? I'm pretty light for a full rig and it's not uncommon to be rather overpowered.Yes, when sailing with standard rig as am a little on the light side. I trade off a little sideways slippage against keeping the boat i) Upright and ii) Flat