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post #2 of Old 12-19-2004
WHOOSH
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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 helm...at just about the same time that your sail plan does so, as well.

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