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Old 26-03-2014, 11:18   #16
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Re: Windvane choice for Benetteau 42 CC

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Originally Posted by SaltyMonkey View Post
NOT true. Its an independent rudder:

"Only system powered by the wind. Vane directly turns its own rudder. That rudder steers the boat. The main rudder is locked in place does not move."

Compare - Hydrovane

That has its plusses and it minuses. I like the plusses: No cockpit lines; off center; secondary backup rudder. minuses: high stress on transom.
Who we're you aiming the NOT true at .?

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