Thread: Motor Sailers
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Old 06-11-2013, 04:52 AM   #2
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Being gaff rigged there is minimal heel.

A low rig , not just a gaff gives minimal heel.

A modern MS would never bother with a gaff , full battens of pulltruded GRP made gaffs obsolete 40 years ago.

Many MS will have a large enough deck house that only sleeping and the head is below , most waking activities are carried on with light and air.

Sadly this can only be done with a generous sized vessel, 50-60+ ,and still look good..
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