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Adjusting design
By:Larry Gosting
Date: 9/30/1998, 10:52 pm

Many thanks to those of you who responded to my questions about the best way to modify a design to increase the kayak's carrying capacity. I downloaded Gregg Carlson's Hull Designer, and starting with a 10% increase in length, played around with width and heighth increases to reach my target displacement. Larry