Archie Carr, The windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist On Remote Caribbean Shores—The title tells you a lot, but not enough.
It was no easy thing to hold the yacht on its course, even with no sail to drive it up to windward.
She had been built to cross the bars of the American harbours, and would not travel to windward.
He had recently returned from St. Aignan, an island 100 miles to windward, where he had been digging for gold.
We were able to lay past the enemy on this tack, and fairly got to windward of them.
Since our ships could not get to windward, they passed it very closely, each ship raking it.
I proposed to pull in the direction of the land; which was pulling to windward.
It is a rough life, Aunty, but a wholesome one if a fellow loves it as I do, and has an anchor to windward as I have.
Not only this, but she will also drift to leeward when beating to windward.
"Keep the top of the mountain a little to windward, and you 're all right," said Billy.