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Old 02-28-2011
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Originally Posted by ExperiencedInTheory View Post
... but my serious concerns are jibing; I see a lot of warnings about not having the centerboard down when jibing a dinghy, and I am not sure there is much distinction between a dinghy and a 16' pocket cruiser. ....
I'm not sure where these warnings you are seeing come from, but I would point out that there probably IS quite a bit of distinction between a planing dinghy with an un-ballasted centerboard that relies on crew weight for righting moment vs. a pocket cruiser with a ballasted swing keel.
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