turning radius

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by sidthecoolguy, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. sidthecoolguy
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    sidthecoolguy Junior Member

    I am trying to compare the turning radius of a catamaran and a standard v hull. Both the boats are suppose to carry a 50lbs (total including the boat and payload).
    I need some solid formula to compare the turning radius for the two. Can somebody give me a formula or a link to something where i can find it. The boat has a maximum speed of 10mph.
    I need the radius as a function of size of the boat, velocity, angle of the rudder etc...
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