4.60 sailing skiff please coments

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Ferman, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. Ferman
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    Ferman Junior Member

    i designes this 4.60 meters sailing skiff but i am new in the boat design so i would like for experts to coment please.

    cheers
     

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  2. wet feet
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    wet feet Senior Member

    I am not an expert on skiff design,but I do sail at a club where skiffs are present.Without some knowledge of the size of the rig the boat is intended to have,it is a little difficult to draw firm conclusions.My initial thought is that the boat seems to have quite a lot of wetted area but has a shape that ought to generate a good deal of lift at planing speeds.What would the typical weather conditions be like at the venue the boat is likely to sail at?
     
  3. Doug Lord
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    I saw the plan in the other thread and it looks interesting. But you need to show some numbers-see PI's numbers in the other thread-they are the most critical for analyzing and comparing skiff performance.
     
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