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Old 05-22-2013, 01:14 PM   #156
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Originally Posted by manyboats View Post
Interesting boat indeed Max.

She's riding too level. Must be riding hard on her trim tabs or bow heavy.

Very very nice boat though.

Custom boats designed by a good architect are usually exciting.

Eric

Not that trim tabs for sure don't have a part in the attitude of this hull to water surface... But, back when trim tabs were not used much at all...That's the angle-to-water a well designed planing or semi-planing hull rode when weight was distributed correctly and their traveling at considerable speed.

Boats whose hull/distributed-weight designs lend to bow in the air and ass deep in the water are inefficiently pushing water with their rear 1/3 bottom surface rather than simply "skimming" across top of water... such as this beaut pictured here appears to be doing... in a fine manor I might ad!
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