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Old 08-15-2006
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My Cat36 is great until a 5kt crosswind hits her while I'm pulling into a finger dock.

My Cat27? can turn her on a dime, and back in, with a 30kt crosswind. It could have a lot to do with the barn door rudder and A4 @ 30hp, and gawd love 'em, tillers.

I've found that the difficulty in docking is directly proportionate to the "outstanding mortgage" on the boat. or, the value of the boat that you're far too close to.
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