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  Nice post
  Posted by: chad19part2 on Oct-20-13 8:43 AM (EST)

I found tail winds to be tricky when I first started canoeing the open bays and inshore waters of South Florida. I usually lean toward the wind and use a sweep-like power stroke. I prefer delta hulls, sitting or kneeling, and sit and switch with ZREs. You can really take advantage of a tail wind, but you must match the wind speed with proper technique, power and stroke rate or you'll end up sideways to the wind and waves. That's been my experience.

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