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post #14 of Old 05-28-2009
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Sailingdog is right

Neutral Buoyancy means it will stay at a given depth (even if right at the surface). Negative Buoyancy means it will sink (at that depth).

By this strict definition, I'd say the "boat" actually has a slight Positive Buoyancy. If it truely had "Zero Buoyancy," no part of it would be above the surface of the water...not even the mast.

Just my thoughts...

Skipper, J/36 "Zero Tolerance"
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