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2021-07-30, 12:52   #29
retina
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair

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Quote:
 Originally Posted by LaurV Pay-walled here.
Basically this:

The ships are too large and the rudders too small, and the pilots and captains don't have enough control over the ship at low speeds in high winds.

Ship control has been sacrificed in exchange for efficiency.

We wanted to save $10 on fuel so we made the ship uncontrollable and it cost us$300M. It was a totally worth it.