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Old 01-28-2014
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Re: why so long?

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Originally Posted by captain jack View Post
well, actually, space is the issue i have with the tiller. a wheel won't take up the entire cockpit. the tiller, at present, does. i am curious; how does the wheel take up more space?
The wheel is fixed, can't be folded up when done sailing. The wheel separates the cockpit into 1/3 - 2/3 sections.

Certainly while sailing the tiller requires one to move around the cockpit but, unless you're constantly tacking, it should be ok right? Surely shortening your tiller will help here.
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