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Re: Spade rudders vs blue water passage making

That power reaching sounds like reefing or dousing the mizzen when exceeding hull speed. Never did I find a situation where the rudder ,All 12 or so square ft of balanced (10%) barn door was needed to keep the course .Helmsman to watch and dodge logs . Gaffers rule!!
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