Center Console Hull Design

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Ingolf, Nov 20, 2012.


  1. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

    Local " open to the sea "centre consoles use washboards, like the companionway slides of a sailboat hatch. Keeps heavy wash out of the cockpit and provides security for passengers. Its a very simple solution.

    A med style boat will often be BOX shaped. Mooring fees are very high. If you have a 10 meter berth , you want the biggest ten meter boat to fit into it. This is the great disadvantage to outboard motors hung off the transom... they turn a 10 meter boat into an 11 meter boat and ...problems. . Best to get the motor forward.

    http://tendershipyard.pagesperso-orange.fr/TS74 Outboard GA.jpg
     

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    Last edited: Nov 28, 2012
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