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The balance point

Some folks recommend that for some crusing locations it is a good idea to get a boat with a long enough keel so the boat can be tied at high tide and dry out at low tide for a quick bottom check.

Of course this requires that the the boat will balance OK on the keel.

Is there anyway to tell if a given boat will behave this way in advance of just trying it.

How would you try it if you were not sure?
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