Centre of buoyancy (of a buoy)

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8-4-170

The centre of gravity of the water displaced by the buoy. The total buoyancy thrust may be considered as an upward force through this point.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM