Definition of lee helm in English:
The tendency of a vessel to turn its bow to leeward.
- This condition is known as lee helm and can be dangerous.
- With the opposite, lee helm, the yacht would turn to leeward and risk a knockdown or a dangerous accidental jibe.
- If you flatten the main too much and end up just sailing on the jib the boat will develop lee helm.
Definition of lee helm in:
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