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post #2 of Old 12-19-2004
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Fat ass transoms

A wide transom doesn''t necessarily dictate the underwater hull form but, as the boat heels, it''s probably a reasonable generalization to say that the waterplane of the hull becomes increasingly asymetrical. IOW the intersection of the hull with the water increases at a proportionally greater rate back aft than it does up forward. This is going to generate increasing weather just about the same time that your sail plan does so, as well.

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