It takes a skilled forklift operator to slide this Naiad fin onto its slightly tapered shaft smoothly, and without binding. Note the spiral groove in the shaft to help lock the fin in place. The white fitting in front of the shaft is a weed guard that has yet to be painted.
The idea of combining volume and performance is about as old as boatbuilding itself. But sometimes the execution just brings the mix to a precise level that will stop you in your tracks. Check out the 26-knot Sunseeker 95, and see how she came about.
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