Join Date: Sep 2003
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Re: Backing up (or not)
Yes, my boat doesn't have a "full" keel but it is a long not-so-deep keel and a skeg hung rudder and she is a mutha to reverse, goes pretty much wherever she wants until there is a considerable boat speed.
Compared to my mate's Beneteau 40 with spade rudder and fin keel the boat is almost as responsive in reverse as it is going forward.
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