Variable deadrise vs continuois

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by silentneko, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Given your new additions to the SOR, you should consider following closely to the "Jersey sea skiff" (not the Jersey sea bright skiff) hull form. Many variants of this type have been done over the years and they (for the most part) do well. They get up on plane with modest power, have a relatively fine entry for cutting through modest chop, they don't typically have a lot of displacement for their load capacity, etc., etc., etc.
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  3. silentneko
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    I do like the jersey sea skiff's style, and it is similar to what I was looking to do, but with a shallow v and harder chine midship back. Almost like a cross between it and a garvey.

    The inverted V hulls are cool, but they are costly to build and take a lot of tinkering to get designed right from what I've read. Plus I don't know how they would pole in shallow waters if need be.
  4. frank smith
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    spent some time looking at boats running.
    Then make a list of boats you like. A launching ramp is a great to check boats out, and take dead rise angles. 1.5' chop is a lot to deal with in a small boat , no matter what.
    Best to use the solutions other have used. their are many stock designs that fit the bill.

  5. silentneko
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    silentneko Junior Member

    No doubt, I try to avoid rough seas at all costs, but here in florida the weather can move in fast and be gone just as quickly. Being able to make a quick run back to the ramp or shelter is something I can not do in my current skiff, but want in my next boat being my family will be out with me more often.

    I have been going to every boat show in the area for years, and have collected hundreds of pictures off the internet, or from things I see when I'm out and about. I honestly have not seen much out there that is exactly what I want, or at least at a reasonable price.
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