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Re: Elan 320
Twin steering wheels on a 32 footer ?!
Don't laugh because you are laughing about a lot of sailors
The truth is that they offer the boat with a tiller (that I am sure the designer prefers) but they put all the emphasis on the two wheels because they know it is what most sailors that will buy the boat will want....you know, two wheels like on the big ones...or maybe not.... I don't know much about racing, maybe the two wheels leave more space for maneuver with a big crew? I say this because the new A35 has also a version with two wheels and the guys that buy that boat don't mind much with pretending they have a big boat.
Someone has a take on this or know about possible advantages for crewed racing?
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Last edited by PCP; 11-02-2013 at 09:35 PM.