Re: Full or fin keel?
Originally Posted by mitiempo
True, but with a waterline approaching 200' that is not quite displacement hull speed. (1.34 x sq root of waterline length)
Given that a Clipper doing hull speed would likely break in half... perhaps that formula doesn't apply. It'd look bloody spectacular though!!
From RFC 1925: "(3) With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead."