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Re: Boat pulls to stbd moving fwd under power

Chuckles,

Good questions. I was unable to really test it under sail alone as there were light winds that weekend. I did sail it for approx 10 min under sail alone, but was only making about 4 knts in light air. Not a real good test, IMO, on such a stout boat. It didn't seem to pull to the right. I was on a port tack, but didn't have any appreciable weather helm to port either.

The diver checked the blades for movement, and said that they seemed to be all at the same pitch.

Randy
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