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LWL and Hull Speed

It is a bit more complex than that but generally a double ender lacks the breakaway speed of a boat with a finer bow and more bearing aft. Double enders have a tendancy to squat at higher speeds lowering the actual hull speed somewhat from a more modern design.

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