Will This Boat Float: well, poor

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by ratrace2, May 4, 2008.

  1. ratrace2
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    ratrace2 Senior Member

    Will This Boat Float

    I wonder:
    LOA: 37' ft'er.
    Beam: 12" ft.
    Deadrise stern: 10 degrees.
     

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  2. Ike
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    I don't particularly like the curve of the last third of the chine and the planing surface. This is a warped plane in an area that should have straight buttock lines. The aft third of the planing surface should have the same deadrise as at the transom for it to be an efficient planing surface.
     
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    Cool, ......Think she'll take me up the Hudson at about 15 Knots?
     
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    with the appropriate power, I'm sure it would.
     

  5. ratrace2
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    Will it float:

    Ya know what, I think it might skid, alot....:) good point..
     

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