Monocat Hull

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by trimix, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Monocat Hull
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    The design and Registered Trade Mark of the Monocat®️ are mine.

    U.S. Patent Number 5038696
    Ships Hull
    *International Patent as well.

    Tested at Stevens Institute, Davidson Labs,
     

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  2. Mr Efficiency
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    Do you have any drawing you can show ? Not quite getting the gist of it from those pictures.
     
  3. Monocat Hull
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    You should be able to view the complete drawings by going to the USPTO, Patent Number 5038696.

    My Naval Architect was Tom Fexas.
     
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    I did go there, but somehow missed the drawings ?
    EDIT: tries a different browser, and voila !
    I did build a boat somewhat similar to that many years ago, it had a tendency to weave in beam seas, I made modifications, but never quite eliminated the annoying tendency. The ride was superb, as good as any planing boat of the size I have ever ridden in.
     
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  5. Monocat Hull
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    We didn’t have any issues with a beam sea.
    We also blew the numbers off the test tank.
    If you ever want to talk let me know?
     
  6. Squidly-Diddly
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    what is bigg
    what is biggest boat built with this hull, and what speeds and mpgs?

    any typical Table with various speed VS mpg VS rpms, etc?
     
  7. fallguy
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    What are the advantageous/dis of this hull form versus a regular catamaran?
     
  8. Monocat Hull
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    The Navy built a 120ft. but it is classified.

    From all the tests the ”Hull” works very well.
    The speeds tested a 120’ exceeded 100 knots.

    Recommended minimum length 50’+
     
  9. Monocat Hull
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    There were a few advantages as the “Bow” is always “Cutting” and the “Rearward Hulls” ie; ”Cat Aft” are providing ”Stability” with the “Tunnel” providing “Lift”.
     
  10. Squidly-Diddly
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    says "website not found" and other "Clifton Yachts" search is just some charter company
     

  11. fallguy
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    check the date on the post SD
     
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