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66593Re: Oldshoe Review!

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  • daschultz2000
    Jul 31 6:15 PM
      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, BruceHallman <hallman@...> wrote:
      > I believe that broaching is most often caused by a displacement hull
      > exceeding its hull speed. Perhaps what happened is that the hull
      > surfed down the face of one wave and gained too much speed?

      Yes. That fits with the description of the situation. The writer described the boat heading down the face of the wave, the bow striking the next wave and stopping the boat, except the back of the boat kept coming, broaching the hull.

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