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Old 01-08-2013, 15:19   #31
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Re: Anyone Know Why....

Which goes back to "why are boats right-hand drive."

If a large boat is left-hand drive it is harder to see to starboard in some cases. Right hand drive gives better visibility to starboard. Outboard powered dingies came later.


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