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Old 05-13-2013
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Re: Mooring ball too close?

something else to keep in mind. centreboarders and shoal keels react differently than full keel boats and even fin keels in response to wind and current.

Shoal and centreboarders tend to go with the wind, fin keels can go with the wind or the current (depending on depth and length of fin) and full keel boats tend to react more to tide and current.

What this means is that if the current is out of the north and the wind is out of the south and you have a full keel boat moored near a centreboarder, you have a chance they can either be far away from each other.. or right up against each other.
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