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post #14 of Old 01-27-2012
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Originally Posted by mikieg View Post
ok, so what is a good number?
A capsize ratio of around 2 is considered to be getting into the slow-to-recover range. Nigel Calder's "Cruising Handbook," has a good section on relative strengths and weaknesses of hull design and explains this ratio pretty well. US Sailing and a number of other sites have info. on this ratio.

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