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post #71 of Old 03-06-2012
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Re: Full or fin keel?

The first large (42') fiberglass cruising sailboat was called Arion. Designed in 1950 by Sidney Herreschoff she had both a fin keel and a spade rudder. She is still sailing. damian mclaughlin corporation - Arethusa

It is not that new an idea and well proven.
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