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Old 27-06-2016, 14:19   #16
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Re: Pole hole in boat's bum?

PS: On the tethers & PFD's thing. Ever find yourself on deck dealing with an emergency, half dressed at 3am, in a gale, or both? Meaning, sans safety gear. It's quite common. Ergo the need for a Plan B. With the Original Plan (before Plan A) being, to train as if you have zero safety equipment, including lifelines.

Particularly as any & all of them, give people the illusion of safety. And can lead people to operating in much more dangerous circumstances than they're aware of.

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Why a reverse stern - SailNet Community

"L" is the 'measured length' under the rule, and was the distance between the fore and aft girth measurements.. girth measurements were taken from deck edge to deck edge. So the reverse transom moved the aft girth point forward, shortening the measured 'L' vis a vis the boat's actual length for a rating advantage.

Surprisingly little available on IOR on a google search.. I know I have a graphic at home with a drawing of the pertinent IOR measurement points somewhere, but it's not on the web as far as I can see...
Not to be a wise ass (semi-pun intended). Sometimes Google's "self tuning" search proclivity is very limiting. AKA it depends on what you commonly look up from a particular computer. So 2 people, 2 computers, 2 search habits = many grossly differing search results.

https://www.google.com/search?num=50....0.UVrIPKVIKTI
why the different transom shapes? - Boat Design Forums
https://www.google.com/search?num=50...21.tBFIUS0_gsY
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Old 27-06-2016, 15:11   #17
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Re: Pole hole in boat's bum?

Yep.

A noble attitude: walk as if you had no crutches.

Any piece of equipment may fail at any time, also the safety / security / rescue gear.

When in doubt, stay inboard ;-)

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Re: Pole hole in boat's bum?

s-hand sailing you need to wear your pfd and be clipped on
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