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roller stabilizer or flopper stopper

I spend every February living on my Mac 22 in the Fla. Keys. The darn thing always turns sideways to the waves. I keep falling out of bed. Plus I just can't keep my swing keel tight enough. The center of the boat sounds like it's going to come apart.
After looking at diy flopper stoppers I think this might be a plan. The best idea seems to be those plastic milk crate bottoms with plastic flaps. Most flopper stoppers seem to want you to put them out on your mast boom. The farther out the better.
I would rather have more of them and just hang them over the side of the boat. I think if these crate bottoms are at least a foot apart you could have a few on each line with just one weight on the bottom.
My question is with no way to test until this Feb. how many square feet of these will I need?
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