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# Coast Guard25' Coxsn

### Stability

Stability is defined as The ability of a vessel to return to an upright position after being heeled over
What are the two types of stability Longitudional (fwd to aft) and Traverse (side to side)
What is Gravity Gravity is the force that pushes the vessel down into the water
What is bouyancy Thr force that pushes up from the water to keep the vessel afloat
What is heeling when it comes to stability on a boat A temporary leaning
The two forces that affect stability are Static and Dynamic
Static forces are caused by placement of weight within a hull
Dynamic forces are caused by actions outside the hull such as wind and waves
How do you check the stability when you pull on scene Watch the time required for a complete roll from side to side. The time should remain about the same
What are features that affect stability Size and shape of the hull, draft of the boat, Freeboard, Displacement, Superstructure size and weight, Non -watertight openings
What is Listing when it comes to stability on a boat A permenant leaning.
Created by: michellereece

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