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Old 07-28-2019, 09:12 PM   #350 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by kach22i View Post
I found something odd, and if all "fluid dynamics" are fair game then explain the advantage of the gap/slot before the movable portion of the rudder.

MORE random pics...... - Page 4443 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


I have an idea or two but want to see if it matches anyone else's ideas.
My guess will be: Less movement to effect same force. Thus, less drag. Less noise. But that has to be one helluva rudder mount.

Whose boat? Looks like English buildings in background.

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