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Old 12-20-2012, 10:02 PM   #154
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Originally Posted by caltexflanc View Post
Other than a canoe stern full displacement boat, such as you average sailboat, on a typical flat transom "trawler" or (gasp) motor yacht, you will lose less speed going into a current than you gain with a following one.
I see this particular bit of silliness has already been flagged but its so abysmally stupid that it deserves being highlighted again.

The water is moving. You are afloat in that moving water. The shape of your hull is IRRELEVANT.
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