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Old 04-16-2014
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
I can't connect to that link.
If you asked me to guess at your limit of positive stability I would guess that it is 123 degrees. That's a fine number. By the way, I am really good at guessing these numbers.

I'll see if I can connect to that link again.
On, Tad Roberts calculated the AVS on my 36 at 165 degrees, and Jim calculated it at 175 degrees ,posted on the origamiboats site.
Bob claims that 123 degrees is "a fine number",but 165 and 175 degrees is "unstable?"
Ya sure , Bob!
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