66987Re: [bolger] Re: Long Term Immersion of Micro-series Salient Keels
- Oct 6 8:56 AMOn Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Pat <patjah@...> wrote:
>This extra flotation is down low, exactly where you don't want it.
> mousture on the interior. By sealing you gain 150lbs of extra
> flotation which could be offset by internal ballast in the form of
> water tanks or sand bags ect.
In the Long Micro, the 532 pounds of 'down low' lead ballast is
'negated' by 150 lbs of 'down low' air buoyancy, and made less
The flooded keel can be seen as being as water ballast in the Micro designs.
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