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  shoulder, rudders, technique.
  Posted by: gjf12 on Sep-24-12 7:14 PM (EST)
 

If the skeg is deployed the boat will generally be straighter tracking and for straight ahead progress require fewer sweeps/steering strokes, and be easier on the shoulder.

However, if circumstance arise where a quick turn is required, then higher shoulder stress could result due to the skeg.

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