Power cat turning performance?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by kengrome, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. kengrome
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    kengrome Senior Member

    If I want a small power catamaran to bank into turns a little bit, should I make the hulls laterally symmetrical , or should I make them more curved on the outsides and more straight on the insides, or should they be straighter on the outsides and more curved on the insides?
     
  2. charmc
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    charmc Senior Member

  3. kengrome
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    kengrome Senior Member

    Thanks for the quick reply and the excellent reference Charlie, it looks like it's eaxactly what I need!

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