To make progress against the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line or traverse.
to sail to windward, also known as sailing close-hauled.
To sail toward a direction from which the wind blows by making a series of tacks while sailing close-hauled
heading in a direction into the wind
the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
to go to windward in a sailboat by sailing alternate legs, with the wind first on one side and then on the other.
The line taken to sail most directly into the wind (about 45 degrees from wind direction); also known as "work".
A term meaning to sail to windward.
To sail on a tack toward the wind.