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Originally Posted by YamasSea View Post
I Sail a 1979 27ft Sun Yacht. She drafts 4.6. The boat seems to lean back towards the stearn when she really gets going. The stearn dips at least 1 foot. Is this normal?
Are you talking about being under power? If so it's not really unusual for a boat to squat by the stern when being pushed hard, except that the Suns were generally a bit underpowered.

More details like what conditions are you discussing, the engine size, number of people in the cockpit ! and so on.... would be helpful.


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