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Old 12-12-2016, 12:35 PM   #44
Roger Long
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Originally Posted by Fletcher500 View Post
I have 0 training in naval architecture, but I would think any extra weight added to an upper area of a boat like a dinghy and outboard will change the boats meta center, and have an adverse affect.
I wrote this a few years ago for people like you. It is sail oriented but the basic principles are the same and I should give you a working understanding of stability.

Stability of Boats and Ships

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