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Old 02-07-2007, 19:34   #1
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Keel designs

Not too long ago, here on the forum, I happened across an article in keel designs that mentioned adding a 15 degree wedge to the front of fin keels to help with reducing resistance in the corner where the keel meets the hull.

I know I saved it some where but I can't seem to find it again. I work and play from around 5 different computers and it gets confusing after awhile.

Does anyone remember the article? I've gone through the archives and still can't seem to find it.


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Old 03-07-2007, 03:11   #2
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That’s a toughie - “keel design” shows up in hundred of CF threads.

For what it’s worth, here’s some keel design articles By David Vacanti

Keel & Rudder Design
Professional BoatBuilder - June/July 2005

Keel Parameters and Performance
Tutorial Article on Keel Design Methods

FOIL Design Parameters and Performance
Foil Design

and:

Keel design: What's best? ~ by Ted Brewer
Good Old Boat: Keel Design - What's best? by Ted Brewer

Small craft — Hull construction - Scantlings — Part 9: Sailing boats
Appendages and rig attachment
http://www.nmma.org/certification/lo...2004-03-02.pdf
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Thanks Gord

The boatbuilder page looks simular to the one I'm seeking. So it must be in their archives somewhere. I do remember having to skip over ad pages. I'll log on and dwell deeper into their frame work...................._/)
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