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Re: Modern Hull forms and Motion Comfort

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
No, I've been at this some time now with a design or two to my credit. I understand it all pretty well. Yes, as you immerse the boat the WPA will increase making the lbs. per inch immers greater for the next inch. But if we are talking about a 3" range in immersion you can use one number for convenience.
I wasn't disagreeing with you on the whole. I was making sure you understood that we were talking about the same thing, albeit with different wording. It's not exactly rocket science, regardless of the fact that one of us are designing boats to be build.

I mentioned Archimedes for a reason.
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