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Re: Wheel Helm vs. Tiller

I'm comfortable with either as long as its a balanced rudder and the boat is otherwise well set up.
We have a wheel and I'd say the major advantage for cruising is the greater variety of comfortable steering positions available for the helmsperson over a tiller.

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