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58293Re: non-planing cruising boat for 4?

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  • bill shamblin
    Aug 5, 2008
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      thanks, everyone. these are some good ideas.


      bill

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, Harry James <welshman@...> wrote:
      >
      > The Tennessee fills most of what you want here. It has been reported at
      > 10mph on 10 hp. I love this picture of one overpowered with 15 hp
      >
      > http://www.boatdesign.com/jumps/dixtenn/tenn4.jpg
      >
      > For more
      >
      > http://www.boatdesign.com/jumps/dixtenn/Page.html
      >
      > HJ
      >
      > bill shamblin wrote:
      > > a friend and i are thinking of a long circular cruise by powerboat
      > > along icw as well as rivers/canals inland. im wondering if any
      > > commercial boat company makes the sort of non-planing efficient
      > > cruiser that pb would design instead of the monster engine planing gas
      > > hogs i see everywhere???
      > >
      > > it seems pb said the main points were keeping both ends out of the
      > > water and not letting her be too wide? im thinking a light 30'x6'
      > > might make 5 knots with dual 10 hp completely redundant system
      outboards?
      > >
      > > thanks,
      > >
      > > bill in nc
      > >
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