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Also, a boat that has cast iron instead of lead for ballast will be either more tender than a boat with the same size lead keel, or have more drag and a larger underwater surface than a boat with the same mass (weight) lead keel.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.