SailNet Community - View Single Post - Ballasting
Thread: Ballasting
View Single Post
Old 12-19-2008
snorinsid snorinsid is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
snorinsid is on a distinguished road
Ballasting: the numbers

The displacement of the Hunter 25.5 is 4500 lbs, keel weight is 1800 lbs, and draft is 4.5 ft. That suggests a ballast to weight ratio of 0.4, which sounds high to me at first glance. Do thesebers suggest significant heeling reduction with the addition of, say 150 lbs. in the bilge?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook