A two-bladed prop can "hide" in the aperture.
When I crewed on a Tartan 33, one crew member crawled into a locker pre-race, removed a panel to reveal the propeller shaft, and turned the shaft to a pre-marked position. He called out to the helmsman who put the engine into gear so it wouldn't...
Just to add to the contradictory information already compiled in this thread, Bob Perry doesn't like a high-value yankee. He prefers a low clew as you can see here. To me, it looks like it makes it difficult to set a staysail, but what do I know?
I need to replace my masthead wind vane. I'm confused by what I see in the market. "Windex" is the name known to me, but most sellers are featuring the Davis WindTrak 15. Some call it the Davis Windex 15. Is there a difference? Has Davis purchased the Windex business?
To point out the obvious, just because you have to leave Rock Hall by a certain date doesn't mean you have to set off for HH on that date. You can find another place to wait out a week or so as needed until crew or companions are available.