A 50 foot cruiser that gets the mileage of an SUV

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by ava333, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. tomas
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    tomas Senior Member

    I'm no expert but I don't see how this is any different from say, the Trimaran designs that Kurt Hughes offers, for example. Is this really new?
     
  2. Don H
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    Don H Junior Member

    Wow 190 grand for a bare hull. Sorry i cant see the value.
     
  3. eyschulman
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    eyschulman Senior Member

    Over the many years I have been around boats boat builders and advertising promoters It has become very apparent that a different scale of performance is used by these people than the person who lays down the bucks to by the product. Advertised Speed and fuel burn values are often misleading along with other claims. In advertising and promoting in our society the rule is buyer beware.
     
  4. jonr
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    jonr Senior Member

    Sounds like a good boat for shallow waters where throwing out an anchor is always an option.
     

  5. dskira

    dskira Previous Member

    How come a boat been TOWED can use any fuel?
    As for the wake, 5.5 knots for a 50' it is normal, nothing new here.
    Did you open a book on naval architecture and boat building lately?
     
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