SailNet Community - View Single Post - Please Tell Me You Have Sailed A Golden Wave 42 -RHP Design
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 07-26-2013
bobperry
grumpy old man
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 4,342
Thanks: 1
Thanked 105 Times in 101 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: Please Tell Me You Have Sailed A Golden Wave 42 -RHP Design

I'll stay out of this. Keep in mind that low initial stability rewards the owner with a comfortable motion. High initial stability results in a quick and uncomfortable motion.
It sounds kind of counter intuitive but it is reality. The PNW salmon trollers (not trawlers) Stayed out all day and fished. The rolled a lot but they rolled slowly. This was the more comfortable boat to work on. So, when you say "I want a stiff boat" and then you say, "I want a comfortable motion" those two things do not go hand in hand. Part of the success of the Valiant 40 was it's relatively low initial stability and comfortable motion.

Please visit my blog. It's fun to read.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Bob's Blog ....

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Please also visit my new web site
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
bobperry is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to bobperry For This Useful Post:
CheckedOutRob (07-27-2013)
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome