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post #22 of Old 07-04-2007
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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.
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