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dynamic responses determine stability at sea
Trim and Stability calculations perform a static snap shot of stability. Stability underway is quite different and can best be determined by measuring dynamic responses as a vessel transits in wind and waves. Ocean Motions makes such a sensor called the STABILICUBE.

Posted to for those in motion on the ocean by Peter Ebbutt on 12/19/2012 3:39:02 PM | with 0 comments

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Perri Marine Sales has give Birth

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/20/2009 10:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

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Recently in the Florida Keys, the standing rigging of a 60’ inspected passenger carrying sailing catamaran failed, causing its rotating wing spar mast to collapse. Evidence suggests that the port shroud parted where it exits a swageless mechanical end fitting located on the upper mast at a common shrouds/stay connection. Although there were a number of passengers onboard at the time there were no resultant injuries.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/18/2009 9:04:09 AM | with 0 comments

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If you will be taking your boat out-of-state this winter you may need to consider a few things first to ensure a problem-free boating experience. Following are some general recommendations from the Ohio Division of Watercraft to consider before you get on the road and travel.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/2/2009 10:00:00 AM | with 1 comments

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We've all been to the beach and wondered at the power of the waves rolling in. We have all imagined how in the world we'd go about harnessing that energy. Those of us who ply the waters of New England have stories to tell about the fast currents in Woods Hole passage, the west end of the Cape Cod Canal, or the rip currents in Hull Gut or at the mouth of the North River in Marshfield. At times, the waters in those spots boils with activity.

Posted to Maggie's View by Maggie Merrill on 10/7/2009 9:28:42 PM | with 0 comments

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