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post #6 of Old 10-05-2012
Brent Swain
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Re: Vancouver 27 vs Albin Vega 27

An Albin Vega can be drasticaly improved as an offshore boat, by putting an outboard rudder on her, on a well built skeg. It can drastically simplify self steering, inside and autopilot steering, via a trimtab on the trailing edge of the rudder..

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