Originally Posted by Proa42
I have designed (using plyboat 2.1) a hull for a 27' double canoe. The WSA to Sail area is 2.5; B/LWL ratio is 12; Sail area to displacement is about 20+; Lateral Surface Area is around 12% of sail area; Has a narrow entry; block coefficient .64; freeboard is 11% of LOA.
Honestly, I think you'll get a set of generally better informed responses at the boat designers forum
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