An overinflated BC on the surface means MORE drag,

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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on May 15, 2006 at 09:25:54:

In Reply to: Re: Where will it end? posted by Elaine on May 14, 2006 at 20:41:08:

Some folks seem to think that if you really blow up your BC on
the surface, it will be like being on an air matress and you will
skim the waves. Wrong. Past the point of being just buoyant,
adding more air just adds cross section because it's trying to
lift that nice dense tank out of the water.

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