How much drag to the Paravanes Cause?

Short Answer:  Depends on the sea conditions

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Why did we not install a SeaKeeper Gyro?

Short Answer:  It's complicated - think space and money.

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Why is the Superstructure wiring exposed?

Short Answer:  So we can see it and make changes.

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Why did we not install a hardtop during the refit?

Short Answer:  Time and money.

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What are the tall outside poles used for?

Short Answer:  Paravane stabilizers

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What material did we use on the ceiling of the salon?

Short Answer:  Custom modified marine grade plywood

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Why did we choose paravane stabilizers over active fin stabilizers?

Short Answer:  There isn't one - that is a short answer - it's complicated

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How deep are the paravanes in the water while cruising?

Short Answer:  15 feet - check out the video to learn why this depth

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What brand and size are the solar panels on Sea Venture?

Short Answer:  6 - 100 watt flexible Renogy panels

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What did you do with all the space you freed up from the battery upgrade?

Short Answer:  Made room for a dive compressor!

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What is the diamond plate heart on the starboard side of the new swim platform?

Short Answer:  A gift

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