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Re: outboard on my 12 foot sailing dinghy- bracket or not??
SchockT just reminded me of an issue I encountered. With an outboard bracket, you could leave the outboard centered, and steer with the tiller, and not have the rudder hit the prop. This is very convenient.
Without the outboard bracket, the prop would have hit the rudder, unless the outboard and rudder were always rotated together. Not convenient.
I suggest checking this, when deciding whether or not to have the bracket.
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