To point well

(Naut.) to sail close to the wind; - said of a vessel.

See also: Point

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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When we were alerted to a sculpture project for the Matakana to Point Wells cycle/walkway, which passes right in front of the pottery, it was only natural that we would take an interest.