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Re: German Yacht Magazine Article on Full vs. Fin Keel

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
This was what was in question, this statement of yours:

Here you have the hull of the 30i:

Here you have the hull of the 33i:

The Displ/lenght ratio is: 162.7 to 169.6

The very small difference in displacement/length has to do more with the much bigger B/D of the 33i then with any difference in the hull type or keel type. Both boats are even designed by the same NA.

Clearly it is the same kind of hull, the same kind of keel, the same kind of Displ/Lenght ratio.

How difficult is the check the data before posting?


So I should check a 33 is bigger than a 30???? Who cares?

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
They also chose for the comparison a particularly tender boat. If they had chosen the slightly bigger jeanneau 33i (much more stiff) I am sure the results would be different, not regarding comfort but speed.
The 25/26 issue of the German bi-weekly Yacht magazine has a very interesting article comparing a full keel (Vindö 40, 31ft, 1971), a moderate fin keel with skeg (Hallberg Rassy 29, 1981) and a modern fin keel boat (Sun Odyssey 30i, 2008).

Paulo.. given that the three boats in question were 31ft, 29 ft and 30 foot.. why in the world would you suggest than anyone would compare these boats to a 33?

Who cares that a 33 is more stiff or faster or whatever.. clearly it is in a different class...

Last edited by BryceGTX; 01-03-2013 at 08:29 PM.
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