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post #752 of Old 04-10-2013
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Re: Full or fin keel?

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If you'd really like to dig into the physics of sailboat design, I'd recommend C A Marchaj's 'Sailing Theory and Practice.' The designs have changed, although not as much as some think -- you can see the same sort of hull design popular today in the 'skimming dishes' and 'sandbaggers' of a century ago. In any event the designs may change but the physics does not.
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