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Old 01-22-2012, 07:21 PM   #34 (permalink)
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The idea that the little flaps are reg cheaters is interesting.

I have to wonder how far it can be pushed by dedigners/builders
and accepted by buyers/drivers.

In the C1 class canoe, the hull has to be a certain minimum
width across at the waterline. But one of the factors in theoretical
hull speed is width. Enter this within the rules, but very difficult to
keep upright, result:

FWIW, "tracking" or ability to keep to straight line is excellent.
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