44306Re: Pontoon Boats, HP, Fuel economy (was: Delaware concept--trawler yacht)
- Jun 30, 2005--- "John Bell" <smallboatdesigner@m...> wrote:
> This correlates very well with the speed at which weWould be interesting to see photos of both situations, as well as your
> see water breaking cleanly from the transoms.
> Both before and after the break, speed is exactly linear
> to power applied.
> Therefore, I come to the preliminary conclusion that fairingHull speed is an effect of the bow wave.
> the sterns of the pontoons would definitely pay if you never
> operate above 1.34*SQRT(WL)
I don't know whether a pantoon boat with a sharp no-wave-making bow is
an oxymoron. But if the bow makes no or little waves, then what
meaning does 1.34*SQRT(WL) have? Why would the WL then influence the
behaviour at the stern?
This issue is in the end very similar to my transom question on the
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