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Ofcourse, meat resting on a windward bunk would do the same with less windage.
And of course, this is minor compared to small boats. On my first cat we carried two on the trapeeze, on hiking racks. The "rail meat" represented almost 80% of the righting moment. Failure of the rail meat to offset the forces involved were fun.
(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")
"Well, I just climb up to them."
by Joe Brown, English rock climber
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