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One thing nice about a centerboard, vs. a daggerboard, is that you can adjust the center of lateral resistance a bit with a centerboard, and help balance the boat that way.
As you swing the centerboard up and aft, the center of lateral resistance moves back a bit.
I find this useful when I'm sailing on the mainsail alone.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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