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Re: Still confused about water ballast
It's not that the water ballast doesn't work, it's that it's not nearly as efficient as lead ballast in a fin keel or a modern fin/bulb combo.
Water ballast doesn't work well. That means you need a smaller shorter rig, reducing performance.
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