That is very well done over all - although there is a typo in the line "In addition to spending nearly four decades tying (successfully) to insure..."
As I stated in my first post I designed a couple dozen power boats (sailboat market had just gone splat) in the 1980s. I still follow and am interested in yacht design. I am also unfortunately still looking forward to my purchase of that first larger sailboat.
After 35 years of voraciously reading everything I can get my hands on regarding yacht design I have never heard CG and especially buoyancy explained like that. I will have to go back and re-read them again as I think my old fart of a brain is having trouble wrapping itself around it.
The best I can come up with is a quote from a TV character who shall remain nameless "A difference that makes no difference - is no difference!"
In any case thanks for the good work...
Westwind 24 "Ria"
Last edited by Ericb; 07-17-2009 at 08:53 PM.