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Re: Sailing question regarding LWL
Most of the writings of prominent yacht designers that I have read don't place much value on the supposed increase of sailing length gained by long overhangs.
I would think that if they did, they would still use them, particularly in boats aimed at light wind performance, because the wetted surface would be reduced at low Speed/Length ratios.
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