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Old 05-04-2008, 08:56 PM
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Will This Boat Float

I wonder:
LOA: 37' ft'er.
Beam: 12" ft.
Deadrise stern: 10 degrees.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:51 PM
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I don't particularly like the curve of the last third of the chine and the planing surface. This is a warped plane in an area that should have straight buttock lines. The aft third of the planing surface should have the same deadrise as at the transom for it to be an efficient planing surface.
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I don't particularly like the curve of the last third of the chine and the planing surface. This is a warped plane in an area that should have straight buttock lines. The aft third of the planing surface should have the same deadrise as at the transom for it to be an efficient planing surface.
Cool, ......Think she'll take me up the Hudson at about 15 Knots?
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with the appropriate power, I'm sure it would.
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with the appropriate power, I'm sure it would.
Ya know what, I think it might skid, alot.... good point..
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