close to the wind


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nearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming

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Having been lucky enough to perform for Prince Charles and Prince William in recent years, I look forward to the opportunity of sailing a little too close to the wind in the presence of Prince Harry this time
Acciona says it will produce the concrete turbine towers - 12 of them are 120 meters high and 10 of them are 100 meters high - on a site close to the wind farm.
Having been lucky enough to perform for Prince Charles and Prince William in previous years, I look forward to the opportunity of sailing a little too close to the wind in the presence of Prince Harry this time round.
I look forward to the opportunity of sailing a little too close to the wind in the presence of Prince Harry," he says.
However, they have a reputation for sailing close to the wind with their physical
sails close to the wind of contemporary teaching of the Church's magisterium and frequently cites it.
For it is only by sailing (or, in Mr Shekhdar's case, rowing) close to the wind can we feel it blowing through our hair.
Both claimed freedom for their people, both sailed close to the wind in public statements about government actions, were interrogated frequently by security forces and had their passports cancelled.
This means, naturally, that a prosecutor anxious about tacking too close to the wind will disclose a favorable piece of evidence.
Given that the government's finances can be affected by factors beyond their control, such as the property market and oil prices, the government is sailing pretty close to the wind.
The towers on which the turbines will be installed are made of concrete twelve of them are 120 meters high and ten 100 meters and produced by the company in Brazil on a site close to the wind farm.
I have been engrossed in Dennis Skinner's biography, Sailing Close To The Wind, on your website.
Chapin Carpenter sails close to the wind of mawkish sentimentality but somehow manages to bring the ship home.
This club is sailing very close to the wind in terms of ceasing to exist.
Okay he has sailed very close to the wind at times, especially with the golden ticket scheme and the money from that going to the taxman, but what club is financially secure?