One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The direction from which the wind is blowing.‘he swung the boat into the eye of the wind’‘a heading of up to 75° from the wind's eye’
- ‘Now pull yourself and the mast dramatically - say, 30 degrees - into the eye of the wind, swinging the sail up and over your head, and grabbing the boom just near sailing position with your hands shoulder-width apart.’
- ‘Tacking means that you turn the boat into the wind, or the bow through the eye of the wind.’
- ‘The conversion into the eye of the wind from wide out was converted by Bernard Robinson.’
- ‘It will be a TACK if you turn the bow of the boat through the eye of the wind, and it will be a JIBE if you turn the stern through the eye of the wind.’
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