Some great images and videos here for anyone planning to race hard in strong winds in a Graduate. - Over 20 knots. This quick guide should help you prepare for some strong breezes in future. If you are not a Graduate sailor - there is still some great tips. On Shore Preparation: Sails prepared to counter the draft being pushed aft by the wind: ©Nigel Denchfield/ Stewartby Water Sailing Club Jib Cunningham: (See image above) This is a more powerful control than you might imagine. Pull it on hard on the shore after you have applied your rig tension (My...