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Re: Seat Placement
Posted by Mac on Dec 19, 2004
I agree that I really overdid the water ballast bit and probably only need a fraction of it. But it sure tracked accross the wind! I can sweep/correct OK and usually edge a bit as well. Was just wondering where the compromise would be between least weather cocking and best handling. I paddled with my nephew who has a Tempest and he didn't seem to do any better, though I found his seat to be quite far forward and this was increasing weathercocking to my way of thinking.
Ah, this could be like the search for Perpetual Motion or the ElDorado mine.
Is there a marked difference between hard and soft chine in this area? All other things being close to equal?
In Response to: Re: Seat Placement by LeeG on Dec 19, 2004