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 Kirié Feeling 396 DI

"The magic is accomplished by means of a large, lifting, keel-like centerboard that reduces 7’4" of upwind draft to a beachable 2’11". Hull sections are basically flat from stem to stern to minimize the depth of the underbody. Structural skegs on either side of the centerboard trunk and at the propeller protect those critical areas. In lieu of one high-aspect, balanced-spade rudder are two shallower elliptical foils canted port and starboard; "
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 (Submitted by Noel Fri Mar 12, 2004 )

  


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