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Re: Sailing ... transmission in reverse?

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Originally Posted by Stumble View Post
As I said it depends on your transmission. But allowing the prop to spin, ie neutral without a shaft break, is slow.
Sorry you have it backwards. A freewheeling sailboat prop has LESS DRAG not more..

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