Great! I will order a copy this week.
Thanks Jim! I see in your bio you have a book called the secrets of tunnel Boat Design is that yours?
Curiosity, anticipation, any odd behavior form the model that might be a cause of concern, further the need for plug or mould adjustments and...
Hi @BlueBell thanks I will try it with a stick.
So I know you can't deduce too much from a towing test such as this but it gives a rough look and feel to how the boat will run. Just skip the...
Wow, I had a good laugh at this thread.
@bajansailor Hi, yes we will produce a female mould and then use it for production of these boats.
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Some progress on the build.
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3D Printed Scale model 1:18.
This is through our student guide you get provided at Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology. I highly recommend doing courses through them!
They built a boat here in Cape Town with shape "B" chine configuration, characteristics were the following:
Into the sea, boat was one of the...
Awesome man, I look forward to following the progress.
Hi Blue Bell, so the aim to keep the tunnel clearance high out the water should theoretically prove to be a softer riding boat whether trolling...
Very cool! I am actually studying through Westlawn which Dave Gerr founded.
Interesting thread DC.
For your LCG location, some light reading.
1. As far as I know for Orca3D you will only include the surfaces the hull will be planning off Ie just the hull bottom and chines.
2. I'm no...
Yeah wow some crazy footage! Those boats can take an absolute beating.