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post #26 of Old 09-08-2013
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Re: series drogue or para anchor?

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
Nothing invites being constantly pooped, like a reverse transom, which launches breaking waves directly into the cockpit, many of which would go under the stern ,had the transom not been reversed,.
Not sure such a comparison is always quite so simple, I'd suggest as so often is the case, it depends...

When compared to many boats with a more traditional design with some stern overhang or counter transom, many modern boats with more beamy sterns and reverse transom possess a far greater degree of reserve buoyancy back there, thus 'encouraging' them to rise to a following sea to a greater extent... With a cresting wave that happens to break directly upon the transom, however, you're right, and all bets are off...
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