Speed prediction for planing boat

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Designer1, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Designer1
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    Designer1 New Member

    Hi,

    Anyone know of a good and cheap method/program of predicting the speed of a planing boat.

    Thanks
     
  2. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    Hello,
    please use the "search" tool on this forum. You will find a huge number of topics and posts which deal with your request.
    cheers
     
  3. Designer1
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    Thanks Daiquiri.
     

  4. u4ea32
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    http://www.go-fast.com/boat_speed_predictions.htm

    Uses the Crouch method, quite accurate if you know the proper factor.

    George Crouch was a pioneer in planing craft. Probably his most famous design is Baby Bootlegger.

    Near the bottom of this page:
    http://www.classicwoodenboatplans.c...woodenboatplans.com/Baby_bootlegger.jpg[/IMG]
     
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