Building a hydroplane

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by glenn effison, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. glenn effison
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    glenn effison New Member

    I would like to build a ten foot hydroplane that would be capable of handling about a 30 h.p. outboard. I have never built a boat before but I have always wanted to do this. Does anybody have any ideas or suggestions on a good set of plans that would produce a fast and fun boat that is designed well?

    Thanks, Glenn
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  3. Ad Hoc
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    Ad Hoc Naval Architect

    "Application of Theory to Hydroplane Design" by RL Schaffer

    That'll do for starters...
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