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post #2 of Old 02-07-2012
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40 degrees is a long way over.. even on a small boat maintaining that angle may be difficult and if something goes wrong while you're under the bridge...

There is a video out there of a rather large boat using ballast bags hung from the rig, so it has been done.

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