STIXS figure for Bavaria 44

Discussion in 'Stability' started by Skipperstu, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Skipperstu
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    Skipperstu New Member

    Hi
    Can any one help with the STIX figure for a 2002 lead keel bavaria 44, I need the figure for a racing certificate and the manufacturer say they cant find any information.
    Thanks in advance
    Stuart
     
  2. TeddyDiver
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    TeddyDiver Gollywobbler

    Thats for sure a BIG lie.. They have to know, they anyway had it categorized..
     
  3. Guillermo
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    Of course they are lying :mad: . The fact is most manufacturers do not want the public knowing their boats' STIX numbers, for the people not comparing with other brands. Tell them so and ashame them.

    I have searched for the Bavaria 44 at the RYA Stability List (http://www.rya.org.uk/KnowledgeBase/technical/Pages/stabilitydata.aspx) but, although listed, its STIX doesn't appear. Sorry.

    Cheers.
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2009
  4. apex1

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    Thanks for the link Guillermo. The RYA is quite very frank on that issue:

    And thats good!
    to be found here:
    http://www.rya.org.uk/assets/technical/Web Documents/Stability Intro.pdf

    Regards
    Richard
     
  5. Martijn_vE
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    Martijn_vE Marine software developer

    If you know what category your yacht falls into (A, B, C or D) you know at least the range of the STIX number, for example Category B ranges from 23 to 32. A bavaria 44 is probably meant for open ocean (catergory A), so should have a minimum number of 32. Do you need to know the exact number, or is a safe estimate (32) sufficient?
     
  6. Skipperstu
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    Skipperstu New Member

    Thanks to everyone that tried to help on this matter, the reason I was asking is the Royal Ocean Racing Club need to have a STIX figure before we can enter the yacht into some of the races. I have emailed them the builders certificate which states it is built to cat A and should have the minimum requirement but they are still asking for the figure.
    The bavaria dealer have asked the factory several times and still no luck.
     

  7. apex1

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    If you drop them a mail with a link to this thread, I would bet there will be a answer whithin a day!

    Oder sitzt Ihr in Giebelstadt auf den Ohren wenn es um Kundenbelange geht?

    Regards
    Richard
     
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