On the Chesapeake Bay, watermen know how to handle a single screw boat. Often for generations, they fish, crab and oyster from boats like this Chesapeake Deadrise. None of those activities require speedy craft. Instead, low cost of entry, fuel economy and the ability to position a boat precisely where needed are highly valued. Watermen are accordingly superior at handling a boat with a single screw.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/06/23/chesapeake-deadrise