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post #26 of Old 08-21-2013
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Re: Self steering dilemma

Originally Posted by tdw View Post
Interesting point re power consumption. I guess it also comes down to just how well balanced the boat is.
That is a really important point. Our ST 4000 tiller pilot seems to only sip power but our medium-heavy cruiser type boat tracks well and sail balance is easy to achieve. Might be different in a lighter boat.
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