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Re: The moving pivot point
Definitely center of lateral resistance. The article refers to tugs and such a decent amount, and the point (basically on the waterline) where a boat tends to turn.
If I might add, sailors become experts at this, become the best tackers!
If you ever watch a small boat do a PERFECT roll tack you'll see what I mean... the rudder NEVER gets touched.
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