|Subject: Re: [harryproa] Re: Rare Bird Sailing|
|From: "Rob Denney" <email@example.com>|
|Date: 8/12/2007, 1:33 AM|
Whats the windward hull load capacity. In the video is Rare Bird at
cruising trim or light?
How much more powerfull could it get before compromise?
-- In harryproa@yahoogrou
ps.com.au, "Todd" <bitme1234@.. .> wrote:
I wonder was the boat
> loaded or light for the short trip?
> --- In harryproa@yahoogrou
ps.com.au, "Rob Denney" <harryproa@>
> > On 8/10/07, Todd <bitme1234@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Sure the reverse sheer is something to get used to. .8 pc is
> > > great. Looks to me the bow gets depressed a few inches from
> > > towards the end of the video clip. I like the piercing
> > > looks low on the water over all. I counted 12 times on the
> > > the rear rudder brace stuffing in the waves before camera
> > > away.
> > >
> > Obviously the rudder set up is draggier than if it was in the
> > However, the advantages of no holes in the hull, kicking up,
> lifting up,
> > seeing when weed is on it, outweigh the little bit of extra
> > cruising. Solitarry has the rudders on the beams. If this
> as well as
> > it does on Elementarry, we will look at putting them on all the
> > boats.
> > I was referring to 5 to 7degrees of heeling or more and with
> > > leeward hull allready buried the boat seemed to be almost at
> > > limit. Pitching is not what i'm looking for . My opinion with
> > > you can over power a hull with out great pitching right to the
> > > then oops over you go.
> > >
> > I find there is a fair bit of time before flying a hull becomes
> > It is difficult to tell, but the windward hull looks to be
> > 6"/150mm of antifouling, of which about 2"/50mm is boottop.
> hull draws
> > 12"/300mm so there is a fair bot to go before it flies.
> > > I'd like to see them with out exterior appendages and sit a
> > > higher in the water at speed.
> > >
> > Me too on the appendages, wait till you see Solitarry! Sitting
> higher just
> > means more windage, assuming it is not burying the bow. Be
> interesting to
> > find out where the limits lie. Latest A class cats have bows
> which come to
> > a point at the waterline, when viewed from the side. Apparently
> they are
> > doing well.
> > Rolling? No different to a similar size cat. Need to try it
> in some
> > big beam seas, but no reason why it should be a problem.
> > Regards,
> > Rob