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|03-18-2007 12:43 PM|
Your dedinition of seaworthiness is yet the briefest and most generalized. Its a good one.
1. "Seaworthiness is basically the ability of a boat to live in heavy weather without swamping, capsizing, breaking up or being heavily damaged while underway"..(Howard I. Chapelle..auther of "yacht designing and planning".
2. "Strong durable and watertight construction, structurally sound rig, good survival charachteristics in extreme weather conditions".
I'm still accumulating other views..as you can see i find a very close relation to these deffenitions and the concept of "safty", and the concept of "the perfect boat"..
Awaiting for more input from people!
|03-15-2007 05:19 AM|
Originally Posted by sailingdog
|03-14-2007 07:43 PM|
Originally Posted by Idiens
|03-14-2007 06:05 PM|
It is the ability to safely stay at sea and perform the mission.
All the best,
|03-14-2007 05:57 PM|
Im trying to accumulate how different scientists/designers/seasoned sailors define "SEAWORTHINESS"..wich to me has a lot to do with my "perfect boat"..i'll post it later..meanwhile, how does everyone define his perfect boat? and deffenition of "seaworthiness"?
Todays quote, (food for thought) :
"Its a general rule of thumb that in any new design of a yacht, nine-tenths is 90% borrowed from exisistib plan...and 10% adapted. Of the remaining tenth, 9% seems to fit in place by luck, 1% is genuine inspiration or "art", and 90% is pure trail and error."
|03-14-2007 04:33 PM|
|CharlieCobra||The perfect boat is the one your own away from normalcy at any given time.|
|03-14-2007 02:08 PM|
Originally Posted by zmfmd
|03-13-2007 09:21 PM|
thats all you're bringin' ?
pffft, here, this is MY "new to me boat" , I got a hundred dollar bid on her right now.
|03-13-2007 02:55 PM|
Can someone explaine to me what the the icon that looks like a balance mean? (its at theupper rt hand corner of each post.
Also what does "rep power" mean?
|03-13-2007 11:43 AM|
|sailingdog||Tell me that when the ice is 3' thick, instead of the two inches you've got there... For ice, I want a big steel icebreaker with lots of diesel HP....|
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