Has anyone recently jumped up to a feathering prop? I have a standard 3 blade one connected to my 35 hp Yanmar.
Did you observe light air improvement?
Also were there transmission gearing changes required?
I actually had not previously considered the B&R implications of the code 0.
I have a quote for, what to me, is a big sail. 705 sq.ft.!!
That is pretty much the same area as the factory 105% jib and roller furling main combined.
Might I need to take steps to counter...
Thanks Sailfanatic. I am really looking at code zero, this time. I already have an asym in a dousing sock.
Typically that one comes out about 3 times a year, although in 2020, closer to 7 or 8 times. Huzzah. And as per the earlier post, definitely it requires double-handed...
Probably I am not alone, watching Youtubes of the state-of-the-art sails launch in seconds, with fabulous colors, and an aggressive bow wave.
I want that! Given our 2021 world mess, there is no better way to isolate than trimming a big beautiful new sail.
It's a pretty big commi$$men$, so I...