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2581Re: [AtkinBoats] Re:+Scaling+up

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  • Greg Haff
    Dec 13, 2009
      When you build that boat that use scaled down plans. Have a few people watching you from land
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      On Dec 12, 2009, at 1:22 PM, Patrick Blanchard <kd0dvh@...> wrote:


      I do not know about scaling up. Scaling down to extreme of a pond sailor will not work without Hull and ballast changes. It has something to do with flow, both laminar and turbulent and rheological constants. Trial and error carries a lot of weight in design considerations; you will never really know until you build it and undergo sea trials.

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