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Re: Full or fin keel?

Slocum's boat SPRAY (a beamy boat).....had a "point of vanishing stability" of only 90degrees.....I have a narrow boat, but according to calculations, the point of vanishing stability is pretty the other way.
As far as difficulty in capsizing, a wave can capsize just about anything. What is important is how fast (if at all) the boat will come back up.

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