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Re: Sailing ... transmission in reverse?

Originally Posted by Stumble View Post
. Either way it is faster to keep the prop from spinning so neutral is generally the worst option unless your folding/feathering prop prefers it.
Completely untrue.... Old wives tales die hard...

Yanmar adamantly and strongly advises their gears be locked only with a shaft brake or allowed to free spin...

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