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Re: Just Curious.
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: Yes I agree that the flat sides should be on the inside, otherwise the flow
: would be overly constricted and you may wind up pulling along a large bulk
: of water between the hulls.

: I am planning a decent amount of reserve buoyancy - probably not 100% of full
: load in each hull, but more than half. For the rescue function, the
: reserve buoyancy will be mostly in the tails of the hulls where the
: passenger is to be carried, although the bows will have a certain amount
: above the water line as well.

: From these posts it sounds like a sailing conversion for this vessel will be
: quite complicated - obviously this part goes into the "future
: work" category. I bet a rowing conversion will be much more
: straightforward.

Hi Carl,

For rowing depends on if you're thinking of a sliding seat or not. With a sliding seat will need more reserve buoyancy in the bows since the weight shifts quite a bit with the stroke. With a fixed seat though should work fine as is.

Bill H.

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