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

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Originally Posted by night0wl View Post
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).
I don't know, If I ever get a chance on a full keel boat I'll find out. Still, this wasn't about motoring in reverse which could be a good discussion on another thread. From all that I know and have seen, and using prop walk to help spin my boat 180 in tight quarters, is actually easy now, it wasn't 5 years ago.

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