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Hard Dodgers Height

My experience has been that if you ask enough people someone will tell you what you want to hear. But most people will tell you that a high dodger will add windage and probably hurt boat performance. Do the math.. How many square feet of "sail" will your dodger add to the boat. How big is your storm trysail??? I really envy the trawlers with their elevated steering position. Always having plenty of electricity and not having to get wet to adjust the sails...Most of all could you imagine how easy it would be to dock with two props???
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