1272Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Rescue Minor Model
- Aug 31, 2006The plans show the top of the reverse V going aft pretty straight from the
sternpost, look at the body plan on the lines to get a better idea. What
might look like a downward curve on the profile is actually the top of the
rudder. I think Rich got the shape right in his model.
On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 06:43:17 -0700, windmill4048 wrote:
> In comparing them to the plans it looks like the model does not
> capture the tunnel shape well at all. The plans show an arc in the
> top of the tunnel running from the forward end to the aft end. I
> don't see that present in the model pictures. It may just be my
> poor eyesight. Was that one of the simplifying moves that had to be
> made to make the construction work?
> This shape is important, suspect, since it would tend to add a bit
> of fluid dynamic lift to the flow of the water running under the
> boat. I keep seeing ol' Bernoulli hanging around there.
Eels are said to kelter in the water when they wamble.
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