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I've noticed the same thing, particularly when motoring against a strong current. Even though the flow of water over the rudder may be the same, the boat does feel and handle a bit different due to the difference in the momentum. If the boat's SOG is only a .5 knot it feels a lot different than if the SOG is 6 knots even if the boat speed is 6 knots either way.
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