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Old 10-01-2010, 09:41   #31
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,Kefaa,the location of the head on my Lindenberg is probably about 3ft ahead of the mast which is pretty much where it would be on many boats, everything ahead of that is a large sail bin which in my experience is what the v berth is used for on most boats this size(the boat has no cockpit lockers) I would not want to use the v berth area for storage other than bulky light stuff such as sails due to pitching moments,of course the same goes for the cavenous cockpit lockers on many boats that folks load up with heavy stuff.
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Yes and some/most already have a lot of weight up front with their Anchors and chain rode. Weight in the Bow becomes even more of a consideration!

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Old 11-01-2010, 21:49   #32
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I agree with most of this. I ballance my boat according to the waterline and how it handles at sea. I have also upgraded my engine by 20 HP and that added weight to my stern. Once the boat is balanced I try to keep it that way by paying attention to what goes where and what comes out.
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