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Re: why so long?

Originally Posted by delite View Post
Tiller handle on our Catalina 27 is about 36-40 inches. I imagine this one is so long because the PO did a lot of singlehanded sailing and wanted the protection of being further forward perhaps behind a dodger.
pretty sure the tiller is the stock length but, i also imagine that is the reason it was designed with such a long tiller. 36-40" would be much better.

by the way, no dodger possible with the pop top on this cal, i think. at least, i don't see a practical way that would work.

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