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post #4541 of Old 09-07-2013
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Re: Interesting Sailboats

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
I don't think you can uncomplicate that subject. Too many variables involved. B/D is not very important. What is important is location of VCG and the resultant righting arm. A boat with deep draft and a low B/D may in fact be a stiffer boat than a boat with shoal draft and a high B/D. Variables.
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