Overhead at the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club…

… At that point you’re not sailing,
you’re just being blown.

Interested to know more, I stopped and asked the slighty battered-looking yachtie what he meant …

2008 Race Start by Will Calver — Yachting NZ (click)

He recounted how he’d recently been sailing in heavy weather and found himself with too many sails rigged. (He gave me details but, …whoosh!)

He explained that because of his rig, instead of making forward progress, in that weather, his boat was ‘just being blown over’.

In those conditions:

Less sail area = More progess.

I’m sure there are parallels…

Debt as a property investor?
Overheads in business?
Time spent online?

Any others? – P