Keel rocker aft for LDL powerboat

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by huibes, Nov 11, 2020.

  1. Mr Efficiency
    Joined: Oct 2010
    Posts: 9,061
    Likes: 640, Points: 113, Legacy Rep: 702
    Location: Australia

    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    I don't know if any definitive rules apply, if the buttocks right aft are level with the water or near enough, ( zero angle of attack) at the cruising trim angle, and one must expect a semi-displacement to squat a little, that should be all good. It is important that the centre of buoyancy is well aft, and the maximum waterline beam also well aft. If you look at this Atkins seabright skiff Everhope, you get the picture with regard to the waterline beam maximum, only being reached well aft.
    Everhope-2 large.gif
     

  2. Mr Efficiency
    Joined: Oct 2010
    Posts: 9,061
    Likes: 640, Points: 113, Legacy Rep: 702
    Location: Australia

    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    I see there is the Bolger "Sneakeasy", which is supposed to be outboard, with a box keel
     
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.