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Trimaran Design Issues & Questions

Alternative ways to achieve Compound Curvature
Are flat-bottomed trimarans viable?
Basic Buoyancy Calculation
Calculating crossbeam size without waterstays
Calculating the strength of a waterstay on a trimaran
Chesapeake Yacht Symposium summary — 2009
Comparing different chine hulls
Daggerboards, Centerboards and Keels
Definition of Planing
Do trimarans plane?
Longer Amas and Increased Beam?
Reverse Bows — Pros & Cons
What about putting foils in the amas?
What are the components of weather helm?  Part 1
What can be done to correct poor helm balance?  Part 2
Solid wings on a Trimaran -- Pros & Cons
What makes up a Boat's resistance, and how is it calculated?
Where does the base for most new design work come from?
Why does the price of plans vary so much?

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