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Old 02-11-2003
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folding prop

By modern standards that is a pretty heavy boat. (Moderate displacement is usually quoted as being closer to L/D= 160 to somwhere between 180 and 200 these days) My initial reaction would be to mark your prop shaft so that you can lock the prop in the vertical position and try setting the prop in that position when racing for a season. I doubt that you will save the 3 sec (or 6 secs a mile) that the folding prop will cost yoru rating.

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