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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Cmdr311
Re: Paddle Wheel Speedometer

Agree on the odd placement. I only sailed it a few times in the fall before we hauled her for the winter. I didn't notice any speed differences from one tack to another. My first reaction when we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Cmdr311
Re: Paddle Wheel Speedometer

Yeah, I've wondered if it might function like a vortex generator on an airplane wing to align the flow of water over the paddle wheel?? Nobody in my boat yard has seen anything like it before. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Cmdr311
Re: Paddle Wheel Speedometer

You raise a good point... My android phone & ipad probably give better readings anyway, but, you know, nostalgia. Since its there and it works guess I just want to keep the wheel turning.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Cmdr311
Paddle Wheel Speedometer

I recently bought a 1967 Pearson Commander which has a curious looking bracket mounted in front of the paddle wheel speedometer. Sort of resembles a raked tuning fork. I think the purpose is to...
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