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Old 01-19-2015, 03:46 PM   #50
markpierce
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Originally Posted by bayview View Post
Coot: have you ever faced strong head seas with wave after wave stopping the boat with that set up?
Hardly noticed a speed drop; the Coot just "bullies" its way into seas, perhaps because of its heavy displacement (14 tons). If seas are heavy, I lower the throttle to reduce the quantity of spray and the boat's motion.
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