Design Competition: Multi-Purpose E-Foiler

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Doug Lord, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. Doug Lord
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  2. Squidly-Diddly
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    Squidly-Diddly Senior Member

    not to thread jack, but I remember hearing about how cable pulled fairly small(100ft), high frequency (low time between trips for passenger convenience) high-speed (30+kts) ferry service COULD work, except that the small boats can't handle the chop, and the passengers can't handle the boat not handling the chop. maybe hydrofoils pulled by land-based big electric high speed winches could work.
  3. Doug Halsey
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    Doug Halsey Senior Member

    I'm trying to picture a cable stretched across SF Bay, but I can't...o_O
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