dukw vehicle vee or cathedral hull

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by adamanderr, May 30, 2008.

  1. adamanderr
    Joined: Mar 2006
    Posts: 23
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: ne

    adamanderr Junior Member

    I've been looking at amphibious vehicles lately and wondered why they all have vee hulls wouldn't a cathedral hull make more sense for a shorter nose that cuts drag across the wheels.the hydraterra uses the vee hull. could someone school me. thanks
     
  2. adamanderr
    Joined: Mar 2006
    Posts: 23
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: ne

    adamanderr Junior Member

    bump any ideas please
     
  3. Pericles
    Joined: Sep 2006
    Posts: 2,006
    Likes: 133, Points: 63, Legacy Rep: 1307
    Location: Heights of High Wycombe, not far from River Thames

    Pericles Senior Member


  4. adamanderr
    Joined: Mar 2006
    Posts: 23
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: ne

    adamanderr Junior Member

    any more info?

    is there any more info on hull design than survivability in case of mines. turning, stability, planing, weight????
     
Loading...
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.