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Re: Change Out Tiller for Wheel & Binnacle
I don't think I would want wheel steering on a 26' boat. I just don't like unnecessary moving parts to brake and maintain, but I realise everyone has different priorities.
I can only think of one advantage to wheel steering in a small boat, and that is comfort/ergonomics, which can actually be very important to many people, myself included.
An alternative to wheel steering might be a telescoping tiller extension. A telescoping tiller extension might actually give more options to change your seating position and will almost definitely cost much less.
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Last edited by Arcb; 01-10-2017 at 05:26 PM.