Who's right Who's wrong? Is A Canoe Stern Better Performing Than A Double Ender?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by kudu, Sep 29, 2005.


  1. Yobarnacle
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    Yobarnacle Senior Member holding true course

    I added a canoe stern to my wide transomed lil motorsailer, making her 30 feet long. Didn't lose any internal volumn, and faster hull speed because longer WL.She's a trailer sailer, so seldom incursrs dock fees. As for hobbyhorsing? Major cause of pitching is weight in the ends. Try to cram the same stuff in a pinch stern as a fat stern, and she's gonna pitch. IMHO
     
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