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Old 15th March 2012, 02:17 PM   #10
Jean-Marc
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Different hull geometries for different wind range usage at gliding or planing state:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...type=3&theater

The Serenity nose pitch when gliding at her topping speed (460 cm long where the second half 230 cm are on the water) :

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...type=3&theater
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...type=3&theater
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...type=3&theater

Compare that with the nose pitch of a true planing hull (227 cm long where only the last 50 cm touch water) :

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...type=3&theater

Cheers !

JM
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