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Re: Do you have an outboard for back up propulsion?

Originally Posted by deniseO30 View Post
Eh? Am I sensing a little "holier then thou" attitude?

Maybe the spectacle is the people spectating!

I don't see how this discussion is about reversing motoring a boat. "doesn't back worth a damn" in your opinion maybe?

"If your calling me or others a fool, then say it! Don't hint, it's petty"
Its pretty well acknowledged that any full keeled boat does not track in reverse. Personally, I think this is brilliant...sailing ingenuity at its best without throwing money at another piece of technology that is unreliable (thrusters).

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