Pedal Powered Boats

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Guest625101138, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Skyak
    Joined: Jul 2012
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    Skyak Senior Member

    Absolutely. There was a promotional video where a guy cranks around in one acting impressed. I have never before seen such a huge wake from a human powered craft.
     

  2. Andrew Kirk
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    Location: Chorley UK

    Andrew Kirk Pedal boater.

    sail20221.jpg The pedal boat season has started, for me at least. Not the greatest video ever produced but at least I'm chugging along at walking pace. I hasn't developed any leaks over the winter and my little trip has got me keen to get out again. With hard pedalling I can reach hull speed and two thirds hull speed is a comfortable cruise. View attachment 177009
     
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