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Capsize and Stability

Sailboats seem to have good capsize and stability with the keel. What about power boats, once they roll over will they right themselves? What about say an cruise ship or and aircrafty carrier? The new super size cruise ships look very top heavy. What keeps these things upright? What do they use for balast? Could an aircraft carrier be capsized by a large enough rouge wave or are they designed to handle say a 150 foot breaking wave?
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