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Old 26-08-2004, 03:39   #1
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Sailboat Design Ratios

See the excellent tutorial from Ted Brewer:

Ted Brewer Presents A Primer on Yacht Design
The Numbers
(More Than You Ever Wanted To Know!)
at: http://www.tedbrewer.com/yachtdesign.html

and more:

Sailboat Design Ratios by Dan Pfeiffer
http://dan.pfeiffer.net/boat/ratios.htm

Sailboat Design and Stability (/w online calculators)
http://www.sailingusa.info/design_winds.htm

Desin Notes by Steve Dashew (Click on indexed topics)
http://www.setsail.com/dashew/do_design.html
such as:
Stability and Comfort Design Factors by Steve Dashew
http://www.setsail.com/dashew/dashew215.html
Capsize Resistance
http://www.setsail.com/dashew/capsize.html

Understanding the Numbers - Basic design formulas for sailboats by Roger Marshall
http://www.boats.com/
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Stability

Is your boat stable? ~ by Ted Brewer
from Good Old Boat magazine: Volume 3, Number 2, March/April 2000
http://www.boatus.com/goodoldboat/stability.htm

Top designer Ted Brewer explains stability and how it affects safety and speed.
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Great links Gord... interesting stuff
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