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Originally Posted by bheintz View Post
Are you concerned with the aesthetics of how the boat looks sitting at the dock? Rather than a static photo of the boat at the dock, you need to see how the boat performs under sail. Once the boat is up to hull speed, the stern section will be deeper in the water.

Rather than fussing over getting the trim just right at the dock, I'd take it out in a few different wind conditions to see if changes are really essential.
First of all, it's not my boat, and I'm not at all concerned. If I was, "aesthetics" would certainly be the least of my concerns. I'm asking the question because I'm curious and want to learn. I am under the impression that the water lines painted on the hull should give some indication of when the boat is in balance for optimum performance, including anticipation of an average size crew. Obviously, the lines are a little difficult to view while underway, and the real test is how she sails. The lines on my boat are fairly symmetrical in relation to the water line, as are most boats I see. I see similar Hunters around, and none of them sits in the water like this one, and certainly don't have as much (if any) rudder exposed. Just curious and want to learn, simple as that In fact, I just learned how to spell aesthetics. Spell checked and thought I was going to correct you, but I got corrected What the hell is an e doing there? Well, at least I didn't spell it assthetics! Anyway, I digress.

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