Displacement vs Planning

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by cmarrero, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. Mr Efficiency
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    Whilst I can see some advantages in the configuration for crossing a bar, if by some chance (engine problem, perhaps) the boat was slowed down to displacement speed, it would be very poor practice to depend on it as a routine method of running the bar, imo, you would come to grief before long.
  2. SuperPiper
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    SuperPiper Men With Little Boats . .

    If a straight transom is better than a pointy transom, can that logic suggest that a concave transom is better than a straight transom?

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