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post #4573 of Old 06-24-2013
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Re: Interesting Sailboats

I've got a lot of time on big centerline wheels and can tell you know after driving twin wheel configurations (with centerline rudder only) there is no comparison. Handling, vision, ease of movement thru cockpit... is superior to the single wheel. This probably comes with costs of having two carbon wheels, Jefa Steering Systems including rack and pinion pedestals and steerers...
I wouldn't even consider a new build without this system.
Still like the feel of a single tiller but, can be a bit tiring on long reaches and are limited to size of boat.
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