Fins work best when they’re tight against the hull throughout their rotation. Water escaping between the top of the fin and the hull adds drag, reduces efficiency. Here, a section of the round bottom has been flattened to accommodate the fin.
Having a good watermaker onboard will make cruising your boat a lot easier. However maintaining one is not as easy as some people think. Never fear. To learn the most helpful maintenance tips for keeping your watermaker running properly, click here. ▶