Originally Posted by Thomas B
Seplanes rarely suffer from this issue being discussed if they are moving along with some speed up on the step of the hull or nearly on step.
However, at some point you have to be able to taxi slowly. In close to other folks and models on the shore, turning around after a landing run. positioning for a takeoff run, etc. That is when the sponsons really need to work better dealing with a crosswind and in those cases, speed will not help.
Obviously.....but with carfull positioning while you have control , you can go to a position that leads to getting where you want to be....if you get my 'drift'