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Post by tx river rat » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:28 am

Matt several of your designs are square backed , why ? advantages?
I know this is probably a dumb question
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Post by jem » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:12 pm

There's a few reasons to do a square stern on a paddle-type craft:

-Need more overall displacement without extreme length
-Need more stability without extreme length (length does contribute to stability)
-Need more displacement on the stern due to an engine hanging off the back.

Probably a few more reasons.
-Matt. Designer.

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Re: Question

Post by tx river rat » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:27 am

Thanks Matt
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Post by goanywhere » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:38 pm

My 2c... It also makes mounting a rudder a bit easier. :D
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