Reasonable amount of reserve buoyancy for a 16' cat?

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by kerinin, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. kerinin
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    kerinin Junior Member

    I'm curious what the 'standard' percentage of design weight is usually provided for reserve buoyancy. I assume that both hulls need to be designed to provide roughly this amount each as the maximal loading will be when flying a pontoon (i.e. all the weight will be on one pontoon and the sail's downforce will be the greatest).
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