‘I remember standing up, looking upwind and seeing someone face down in the water,’ Matthew remembers.
The tide was still ebbing furiously and the course lay once again upwind , and for a few minutes I amused some onlooking fisherman by not making any headway at all.
The French team, which has struggled this week, sailed a strong race, with a good start, and a solid upwind leg.
The difference in ride going upwind and downwind was enormous, demonstrating the need to assess weather conditions for an offshore trip with a boat full of potentially tired divers.
Wind strength was also variable resulting in different upwind courses being taken for all four races.
As he approached from upwind , I caught a whiff of scent.
Troops would have been stationed upwind of the explosion so would not have suffered any significant radioactive fall-out, though there may have been a small risk of exposure.
And a medical colleague of his, Dr Alan Preece, says lung cancer is more common downwind of power lines than upwind .
Drive perpendicular to the direction of the prevalent winds and begin upwind from the area of active soil erosion.
Remaining upwind , above ground level, and in a sealed room with an adequate air supply, will provide protection for civilians - if they have time to prepare.