STRENGTH, PERFORMANCE & SAFETY So we’ve built a great hull using the best materials and practices, but even the best hull shell requires a robust framing plan to support the loads that power and sailboats experience. In a sailboat, the loads from a heavy keel, the bending, twisting and compression loads caused by the rig and sea conditions and on a powerboat, the slamming loads when running at speed and the torque loading caused by large engines all must be considered and accounted for. Proper framing, structural bulkheads, engine beds, keel floors and attachment points are the key elements that complete the structural plan that assures that a boat maintains its strength, performance and safety over…
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