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Old 3rd October 2013, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by peterh View Post
The "branch in the water" analogy imho doesn't hold water. When the branches are dropped in the water, they are essentially motionless in the horizontal plane. When they hit the water, they float, and as such are no longer subject to gravity acting upon variations in mass, and so the water flow is the only force acting upon them. So there.
Why then do catamarans tip over when they are too far past their centre of gravity, I.e. gravity is pulling them towards the earth!
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