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post #3 of Old 06-05-2006
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I like swing keels/centerboard better - they can be heavier too which gives ballast - ballast and hull design are the major factors in stability - on the other hand a light rig is easier to right by yourself if capsized - then you can continue to sail instead of being stuck out there waiting for help. PS hit the library - I've got two books out right know on sailing and learning tons more than on the internet

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