Lift onset, planing, and lift coefficient

Discussion in 'Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics' started by sandhammaren05, Aug 13, 2018.

  1. sandhammaren05
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    sandhammaren05 Senior Member

    What's a double ended boat?
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Oh, I see you haven't been around boats. A double ended boat is pointy at both ends.
     
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  3. sandhammaren05
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    sandhammaren05 Senior Member

    Back in Kentucky boats do not have a pointy stern. Real boats have a transom. Pointy sterns are for from Popeye.
    If I glue a stick onto my transom do I have a pointy stern?
     
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