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Hull speeds
By:Matthew Bastian
Date: 10/1/1998, 3:35 pm

What are typical hull speeds for say a 17 and a 19 foot kayak?

I know that the longer the kayak the greater the hull speed. What I am curious about is am I able to paddle hard enough to come close to the hull speed?

At what length of boat can I physicaly no longer paddle hard enough to aproach the hull speed of that boat?

I am looking for ball park figures. I realize that there are a lot of assumptions need to be made.

Any takers out there?


Messages In This Thread

Hull speeds
Matthew Bastian -- 10/1/1998, 3:35 pm
Re: Hull speeds
Nick Schade -- 10/1/1998, 8:52 pm