Atkins - compared to modern design/materials

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Standpipe, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. Wayne Grabow
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    Wayne Grabow Senior Member

    I love your design. Kinda wishing I had put a skeg on my last build; at low speed, a side wind will push it off course. Might help protect the prop also.

  2. Dorydude
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    Dorydude Junior Member

    Two other advantages:

    1./ I set it up level so when I turned the hull over, it would be dead simple to level it fore and aft.

    2./ Hull protection in a beaching situation.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2017
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