Hull for power catamaran

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Cacciatore, Jun 1, 2020.

  1. Cacciatore
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    Cacciatore Junior Member

    Thanks for reply. What do you think about the use of a surface propeller for a professional fishing boat.
     
  2. Ad Hoc
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    Ad Hoc Naval Architect

    Don't even think about it....!!!!
     
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  3. bajansailor
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    bajansailor Marine Surveyor

    I will second Ad Hoc's comment - if surface piercing propellers were 'good' for fishing boats, they would all be using them.
    If you really must go fast, use water jets - many fishing boats have these, and they are tried and tested.
    But the most reliable propulsion for a fishing boat is still the most simple and straightforward shaft drive.
     
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