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.
The Island of Desiderade, near Guadeloupe, was in sight to windward.
He had recently returned from St. Aignan, an island 100 miles to windward, where he had been digging for gold.
The California was to windward of us, and had every advantage; yet, while the breeze was stiff we held our own.
Since our ships could not get to windward, they passed it very closely, each ship raking it.
Abreast of this spot the cutter's jib-sheet was hauled 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.
It is just to windward, and sounds travel a long distance in a dark night.
"Keep the top of the mountain a little to windward, and you 're all right," said Billy.