Re: Plywood thickness... What does it effect?
- The thicker bottom boat (added ballast) will be more tender at rest, but will have higher reserve stability - not bad for a square sailboat.
--- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, Anders Bjorklund <andersbjorklund5@...> wrote:
> I should qualify my statement a bit: Only the extra thickness that is
> submerged will increase the carrying capacity, which will be simultaneously
> reduced by the weight of the extra wood that is not submerged.
- Well I appreciate all the feed back on the topic. Jim gave his blessing for the thicker bottom and the responses seem that the positive far outweigh the negatives. I think I've made up my mind.
Thanks to all,
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