Ground effect

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Boat4us, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Boat4us
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    Boat4us New Member

    I want to design and build a ground effect boat ,around 20ft can someone put me in right direction?.
     
  2. lewisboats
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    lewisboats Obsessed Member

    Point 1...please only post your question in one forum...almost everyone who might wish to answer will find it. What are your qualifications in design?...Do you have any experience in boat building?...this might help us to determine where to point you.
     
  3. Submarine Tom

    Submarine Tom Previous Member

    Triple post!

    Boat4us, please delete your other two thread starts promptly.

    -Tom
     
  4. Jeremy Harris
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    Jeremy Harris Senior Member

    The forum search function is your friend:

    http://www.boatdesign.net/forums/bo...e-person-wig-skimmer-40194.html?highlight=WIG

    http://www.boatdesign.net/forums/hy...-spit-chord-question-38784.html?highlight=WIG

    http://www.boatdesign.net/forums/boat-design/air-boat-style-airplane-boat-39091.html?highlight=WIG

    http://www.boatdesign.net/forums/boat-design/studing-wig-wing-ground-effect-14818.html?highlight=WIG

    And many, many more threads where ground effect craft are discussed.

    Using the search terms "WIG" or "Wing in Ground Effect" should reveal as much as you might want to know. Suffice to say that they are not easy to get to work well, and be auto stabilising in pitch (a key requirement).
     

  5. hoytedow
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    hoytedow Old Woodbutcher

    This WIGs me out.
     
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