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Old 08-18-2012
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Re: Steering Wheel Conversion Ideas

I'll second everything Caleb said, and mention the additional advantage of a tiller letting the skipper steer with his/her feet/legs/butt while using both hands to untangle a heap of line, or keep a chart semi-flat and readable, or opening a beer, or wiping your four-year-old's nose (or whatever else needs wiping at that moment). Try THAT whilst steering with a wheel.
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