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Originally posted by RS400atC

Originally posted by Peaky


The rudder will always have drag, just like the centreboard. A light helm does not mean no drag, it just means it is better balanced.


A rudder that is continuously providing lift to counteract weather helm will create more drag than one which is not.


A rudder that is continuously providing lift to counteract weather helm will create more drag than one which is not, BUT it will reduce the lift and drag from the centreboard.


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