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Old 09-15-2015, 10:59 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Capt.Bill11 View Post
Plus something like the SeaKeeper system will add value to the boat to more people than the para vanes will. IMO more people would rather throw a switch to get stabilization than go to the work of deploying para vanes. Plus the Seakeeper will work in shallow water and doesn't cause you to waste time waiting for bridge openings. Especially when installed on a low profile boat like the one in question here.

I don't think there is room for a gyro on my boat. It's a sailboat hull basically without any extra room in the engine compartment or lazzerette. Plus I don't want to spend that much.
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