OK apology accepted.
I was looking for a small easy to handle boat that My wife and I could weekend on around the northwest when I saw this odd looking system. I didn't think it would work well,hence the question. My wife has some physical limitations and we were wondering if this set-up would be usable. I don't race and this boat may only see salt water once a year around Puget Sound or possibly In very good weather off the Oregon Coast...(that doesn't happen often)
Speed is irrelevent