SailNet Community - View Single Post - Any Ideas
Thread: Any Ideas
View Single Post
  #12  
Old 10-02-2012
Brewgyver's Avatar
Brewgyver Brewgyver is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: So Cal
Posts: 360
Thanks: 5
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 3
Brewgyver is on a distinguished road
Question Re: Any Ideas

Quote:
Originally Posted by travlineasy View Post
(snip) Prior to my purchasing the 33 everyone, including the owner, said on a good day, with 15 knots of steady wind, on a beam or broad reach, you might get 4 or 5 out of the boat. With a clean bottom, 15 knots, beam or better yet, a broad reach, 7.5 to 8.2 is not out of the question.(snip)
The max possible hull speed for the 33 OI is 7.07 knotts, no matter how good the day is. Might get a bit more from heeling (and therefor less drag), but an additional 17%? Not being a smartass, really want to know if that much over hull speed is possible (other than "surfing" down big swells).
__________________
s/v My Sweet Girl!
Catalina 30 (Mark I)
Atomic 4

Last edited by Brewgyver; 10-02-2012 at 01:03 AM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook