Suspension Technology

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Manfred.pech, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Manfred.pech
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  2. rasorinc
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    Very interesting, thanks for posting it. Do you think this *CAT tech can size up for large boats?
     
  3. Sparky568
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    Looks cool and all but probably an very complex system. Just one more thing to go wrong on a power boat which already has a myriad of things that can go wrong as it is. I'd say if your hurling over the side every time you hit the water you better take up golf.
     
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    I suppose suspensions on cars were initially considered "complex".
    They will get better if they really have an application.
     

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    I'd go for skis instead of hulls, with a hull as backup for when going slow or stopped of course.

    MAYBE Vee-hull skis, but probably flat, since they'd be sprung.

    Sprung to Un-Sprung weight ratio is everything, and that craft looks like its got a lot of unsprung weight..
     
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