SailNet Community - View Single Post - Hull Speed
Thread: Hull Speed
View Single Post
Old 07-04-2007
RichH's Avatar
RichH RichH is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,837
Thanks: 9
Thanked 75 Times in 68 Posts
Rep Power: 15
RichH will become famous soon enough
The CCA design was simply a 'ratings rule beater' and although the effective waterline (hull speed) did increase with boat speed, those large overhangs also produced a pronounced 'hobby-horse' motion when in waves ... which tend to slow down a boat.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook